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Add 40/4 and 7/49

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 7/49

40/4 + 7/49 is 71/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    40/4 = 40 × 49/4 × 49 = 1960/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    7/49 = 7 × 4/49 × 4 = 28/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1960/196 + 28/196 = 1960 + 28/196 = 1988/196
  5. 1988/196 simplified gives 71/7
  6. So, 40/4 + 7/49 = 71/7
    In mixed form: 101/7

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