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Add 35/9 and 6/40

1st number: 3 8/9, 2nd number: 6/40

35/9 + 6/40 is 727/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,
    35/9 = 35 × 40/9 × 40 = 1400/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    6/40 = 6 × 9/40 × 9 = 54/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1400/360 + 54/360 = 1400 + 54/360 = 1454/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 727/180
  6. In mixed form: 47/180

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