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Add 40/24 and 6/45

1st number: 1 16/24, 2nd number: 6/45

40/24 + 6/45 is 9/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    40/24 = 40 × 15/24 × 15 = 600/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    6/45 = 6 × 8/45 × 8 = 48/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/360 + 48/360 = 600 + 48/360 = 648/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/5
  6. In mixed form: 14/5

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