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Add 3/40 and 14/20

3/40 + 14/20 is 31/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 20 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    3/40 = 3 × 1/40 × 1 = 3/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    14/20 = 14 × 2/20 × 2 = 28/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/40 + 28/40 = 3 + 28/40 = 31/40

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