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Add 25/40 and 42/25

1st number: 25/40, 2nd number: 1 17/25

25/40 + 42/25 is 461/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 25 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 25 × 8 = 200,
    42/25 = 42 × 8/25 × 8 = 336/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/200 + 336/200 = 125 + 336/200 = 461/200
  5. So, 25/40 + 42/25 = 461/200
    In mixed form: 261/200

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