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Add 40/20 and 3/64

1st number: 2 0/20, 2nd number: 3/64

40/20 + 3/64 is 131/64.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 64 is 320
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 16 = 320,
    40/20 = 40 × 16/20 × 16 = 640/320
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 5 = 320,
    3/64 = 3 × 5/64 × 5 = 15/320
  4. Add the two fractions:
    640/320 + 15/320 = 640 + 15/320 = 655/320
  5. 655/320 simplified gives 131/64
  6. So, 40/20 + 3/64 = 131/64
    In mixed form: 23/64

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