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Add 40/10 and 5/90

1st number: 4 0/10, 2nd number: 5/90

40/10 + 5/90 is 73/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    40/10 = 40 × 9/10 × 9 = 360/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    5/90 = 5 × 1/90 × 1 = 5/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/90 + 5/90 = 360 + 5/90 = 365/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/18
  6. In mixed form: 41/18

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