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Add 27/40 and 5/75

27/40 + 5/75 is 89/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 15 = 600,
    27/40 = 27 × 15/40 × 15 = 405/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    5/75 = 5 × 8/75 × 8 = 40/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/600 + 40/600 = 405 + 40/600 = 445/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/120

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