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Add 27/7 and 4/40

1st number: 3 6/7, 2nd number: 4/40

27/7 + 4/40 is 277/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    27/7 = 27 × 40/7 × 40 = 1080/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    4/40 = 4 × 7/40 × 7 = 28/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/280 + 28/280 = 1080 + 28/280 = 1108/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 277/70
  6. In mixed form: 367/70

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