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Add 40/14 and 28/54

1st number: 2 12/14, 2nd number: 28/54

40/14 + 28/54 is 638/189.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 54 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 54 × 7 = 378,
    28/54 = 28 × 7/54 × 7 = 196/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/378 + 196/378 = 1080 + 196/378 = 1276/378
  5. 1276/378 simplified gives 638/189
  6. So, 40/14 + 28/54 = 638/189
    In mixed form: 371/189

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