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Add 3/14 and 2/40

3/14 + 2/40 is 37/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    3/14 = 3 × 20/14 × 20 = 60/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    2/40 = 2 × 7/40 × 7 = 14/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/280 + 14/280 = 60 + 14/280 = 74/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/140

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