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Add 4/49 and 2/40

4/49 + 2/40 is 129/980.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 40 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 40 = 1960,
    4/49 = 4 × 40/49 × 40 = 160/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    2/40 = 2 × 49/40 × 49 = 98/1960
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/1960 + 98/1960 = 160 + 98/1960 = 258/1960
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 129/980

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