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Add 40/4 and 30/18

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 1 12/18

40/4 + 30/18 is 35/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    40/4 = 40 × 9/4 × 9 = 360/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    30/18 = 30 × 2/18 × 2 = 60/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/36 + 60/36 = 360 + 60/36 = 420/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/3
  6. In mixed form: 112/3

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