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Add 4/60 and 5/40

4/60 + 5/40 is 23/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    4/60 = 4 × 2/60 × 2 = 8/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    5/40 = 5 × 3/40 × 3 = 15/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/120 + 15/120 = 8 + 15/120 = 23/120
  5. So, 4/60 + 5/40 = 23/120

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