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Add 40/14 and 2/40

1st number: 2 12/14, 2nd number: 2/40

40/14 + 2/40 is 407/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    40/14 = 40 × 20/14 × 20 = 800/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    2/40 = 2 × 7/40 × 7 = 14/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    800/280 + 14/280 = 800 + 14/280 = 814/280
  5. 814/280 simplified gives 407/140
  6. So, 40/14 + 2/40 = 407/140
    In mixed form: 2127/140

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