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Add 4/35 and 27/40

4/35 + 27/40 is 221/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    4/35 = 4 × 8/35 × 8 = 32/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    27/40 = 27 × 7/40 × 7 = 189/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/280 + 189/280 = 32 + 189/280 = 221/280
  5. So, 4/35 + 27/40 = 221/280

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