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Add 24/7 and 42/40

1st number: 3 3/7, 2nd number: 1 2/40

24/7 + 42/40 is 627/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    24/7 = 24 × 40/7 × 40 = 960/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    42/40 = 42 × 7/40 × 7 = 294/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/280 + 294/280 = 960 + 294/280 = 1254/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 627/140
  6. In mixed form: 467/140

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