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Add 27/6 and 70/40

1st number: 4 3/6, 2nd number: 1 30/40

27/6 + 70/40 is 25/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    27/6 = 27 × 20/6 × 20 = 540/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    70/40 = 70 × 3/40 × 3 = 210/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/120 + 210/120 = 540 + 210/120 = 750/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/4
  6. In mixed form: 61/4

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