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Add 4/24 and 5/40

4/24 + 5/40 is 7/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    4/24 = 4 × 5/24 × 5 = 20/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    5/40 = 5 × 3/40 × 3 = 15/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/120 + 15/120 = 20 + 15/120 = 35/120
  5. 35/120 simplified gives 7/24
  6. So, 4/24 + 5/40 = 7/24

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