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Add 24/40 and 6/45

24/40 + 6/45 is 11/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    24/40 = 24 × 9/40 × 9 = 216/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    6/45 = 6 × 8/45 × 8 = 48/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/360 + 48/360 = 216 + 48/360 = 264/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/15

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