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Add 27/21 and 2/40

1st number: 1 6/21, 2nd number: 2/40

27/21 + 2/40 is 187/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 40 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 40 = 840,
    27/21 = 27 × 40/21 × 40 = 1080/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 21 = 840,
    2/40 = 2 × 21/40 × 21 = 42/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/840 + 42/840 = 1080 + 42/840 = 1122/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/140
  6. In mixed form: 147/140

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