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Add 40/14 and 28/27

1st number: 2 12/14, 2nd number: 1 1/27

40/14 + 28/27 is 736/189.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 27 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 27 = 378,
    40/14 = 40 × 27/14 × 27 = 1080/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 14 = 378,
    28/27 = 28 × 14/27 × 14 = 392/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/378 + 392/378 = 1080 + 392/378 = 1472/378
  5. 1472/378 simplified gives 736/189
  6. So, 40/14 + 28/27 = 736/189
    In mixed form: 3169/189

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