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Add 40/10 and 5/6

1st number: 4 0/10, 2nd number: 5/6

40/10 + 5/6 is 29/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    40/10 = 40 × 3/10 × 3 = 120/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    5/6 = 5 × 5/6 × 5 = 25/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/30 + 25/30 = 120 + 25/30 = 145/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/6
  6. In mixed form: 45/6

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