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Add 35/40 and 40/50

35/40 + 40/50 is 67/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,
    35/40 = 35 × 5/40 × 5 = 175/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    40/50 = 40 × 4/50 × 4 = 160/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/200 + 160/200 = 175 + 160/200 = 335/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/40
  6. In mixed form: 127/40

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