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Add 25/40 and 30/50

25/40 + 30/50 is 49/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,
    25/40 = 25 × 5/40 × 5 = 125/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    30/50 = 30 × 4/50 × 4 = 120/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/200 + 120/200 = 125 + 120/200 = 245/200
  5. 245/200 simplified gives 49/40
  6. So, 25/40 + 30/50 = 49/40
    In mixed form: 19/40

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