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Add 40/25 and 50/56

1st number: 1 15/25, 2nd number: 50/56

40/25 + 50/56 is 349/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    40/25 = 40 × 56/25 × 56 = 2240/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    50/56 = 50 × 25/56 × 25 = 1250/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2240/1400 + 1250/1400 = 2240 + 1250/1400 = 3490/1400
  5. 3490/1400 simplified gives 349/140
  6. So, 40/25 + 50/56 = 349/140
    In mixed form: 269/140

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