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Add 40/4 and 45/6

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 7 3/6

40/4 + 45/6 is 35/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    40/4 = 40 × 3/4 × 3 = 120/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    45/6 = 45 × 2/6 × 2 = 90/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/12 + 90/12 = 120 + 90/12 = 210/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/2
  6. In mixed form: 171/2

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