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Add 35/6 and 40/7

1st number: 5 5/6, 2nd number: 5 5/7

35/6 + 40/7 is 485/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    35/6 = 35 × 7/6 × 7 = 245/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    40/7 = 40 × 6/7 × 6 = 240/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/42 + 240/42 = 245 + 240/42 = 485/42
  5. In mixed form: 1123/42

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