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Add 35/3 and 27/40

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 27/40

35/3 + 27/40 is 1481/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 40 = 120,
    35/3 = 35 × 40/3 × 40 = 1400/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    27/40 = 27 × 3/40 × 3 = 81/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1400/120 + 81/120 = 1400 + 81/120 = 1481/120
  5. In mixed form: 1241/120

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