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Add 35/8 and 40/50

1st number: 4 3/8, 2nd number: 40/50

35/8 + 40/50 is 207/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    35/8 = 35 × 25/8 × 25 = 875/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    40/50 = 40 × 4/50 × 4 = 160/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    875/200 + 160/200 = 875 + 160/200 = 1035/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 207/40
  6. In mixed form: 57/40

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