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Add 24/40 and 1/27

24/40 + 1/27 is 86/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 27 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    24/40 = 24 × 27/40 × 27 = 648/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,
    1/27 = 1 × 40/27 × 40 = 40/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    648/1080 + 40/1080 = 648 + 40/1080 = 688/1080
  5. 688/1080 simplified gives 86/135
  6. So, 24/40 + 1/27 = 86/135

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