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Add 24/40 and 28/56

24/40 + 28/56 is 11/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    24/40 = 24 × 7/40 × 7 = 168/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    28/56 = 28 × 5/56 × 5 = 140/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/280 + 140/280 = 168 + 140/280 = 308/280
  5. 308/280 simplified gives 11/10
  6. So, 24/40 + 28/56 = 11/10
    In mixed form: 11/10

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