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Add 3/8 and 40/10

1st number: 3/8, 2nd number: 4 0/10

3/8 + 40/10 is 35/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    3/8 = 3 × 5/8 × 5 = 15/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    40/10 = 40 × 4/10 × 4 = 160/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/40 + 160/40 = 15 + 160/40 = 175/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/8
  6. In mixed form: 43/8

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