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Add 25/4 and 42/40

1st number: 6 1/4, 2nd number: 1 2/40

25/4 + 42/40 is 73/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    25/4 = 25 × 10/4 × 10 = 250/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    42/40 = 42 × 1/40 × 1 = 42/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/40 + 42/40 = 250 + 42/40 = 292/40
  5. 292/40 simplified gives 73/10
  6. So, 25/4 + 42/40 = 73/10
    In mixed form: 73/10

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