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Add 40/3 and 18/28

1st number: 13 1/3, 2nd number: 18/28

40/3 + 18/28 is 587/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    40/3 = 40 × 28/3 × 28 = 1120/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    18/28 = 18 × 3/28 × 3 = 54/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/84 + 54/84 = 1120 + 54/84 = 1174/84
  5. 1174/84 simplified gives 587/42
  6. So, 40/3 + 18/28 = 587/42
    In mixed form: 1341/42

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