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Add 4/7 and 50/40

1st number: 4/7, 2nd number: 1 10/40

4/7 + 50/40 is 51/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    4/7 = 4 × 40/7 × 40 = 160/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    50/40 = 50 × 7/40 × 7 = 350/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/280 + 350/280 = 160 + 350/280 = 510/280
  5. 510/280 simplified gives 51/28
  6. So, 4/7 + 50/40 = 51/28
    In mixed form: 123/28

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