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Add 3/6 and 2/40

3/6 + 2/40 is 11/20.

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,
    3/6 = 3 × 20/6 × 20 = 60/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    2/40 = 2 × 3/40 × 3 = 6/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/120 + 6/120 = 60 + 6/120 = 66/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/20

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