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Add 30/4 and 5/40

1st number: 7 2/4, 2nd number: 5/40

30/4 + 5/40 is 61/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    30/4 = 30 × 10/4 × 10 = 300/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    5/40 = 5 × 1/40 × 1 = 5/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/40 + 5/40 = 300 + 5/40 = 305/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/8
  6. In mixed form: 75/8

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