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Add 40/10 and 50/56

1st number: 4 0/10, 2nd number: 50/56

40/10 + 50/56 is 137/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    40/10 = 40 × 28/10 × 28 = 1120/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    50/56 = 50 × 5/56 × 5 = 250/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/280 + 250/280 = 1120 + 250/280 = 1370/280
  5. 1370/280 simplified gives 137/28
  6. So, 40/10 + 50/56 = 137/28
    In mixed form: 425/28

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