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Add 28/7 and 1/40

1st number: 4 0/7, 2nd number: 1/40

28/7 + 1/40 is 161/40.

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,
    28/7 = 28 × 40/7 × 40 = 1120/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    1/40 = 1 × 7/40 × 7 = 7/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/280 + 7/280 = 1120 + 7/280 = 1127/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 161/40
  6. In mixed form: 41/40

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