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Add 40/28 and 84/54

1st number: 1 12/28, 2nd number: 1 30/54

40/28 + 84/54 is 188/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 54 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 27 = 756,
    40/28 = 40 × 27/28 × 27 = 1080/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    84/54 = 84 × 14/54 × 14 = 1176/756
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/756 + 1176/756 = 1080 + 1176/756 = 2256/756
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 188/63
  6. In mixed form: 262/63

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