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1^{st} number: 2 4/18, 2^{nd} number: 1 5/40

4018 + 4540 is 24172.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 18 and 40 is**360**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 20 = 360,

4018 = 40 × 2018 × 20 = 800360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,

4540 = 45 × 940 × 9 = 405360 - Add the two like fractions:

800360 + 405360 = 800 + 405360 = 1205360 - 1205/360 simplified gives 24172
- So, 40/18 + 45/40 = 241/72

In mixed form: 32572

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