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Add 40/50 and 9/96

40/50 + 9/96 is 143/160.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 96 is 2400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 48 = 2400,
    40/50 = 40 × 48/50 × 48 = 1920/2400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 25 = 2400,
    9/96 = 9 × 25/96 × 25 = 225/2400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1920/2400 + 225/2400 = 1920 + 225/2400 = 2145/2400
  5. 2145/2400 simplified gives 143/160
  6. So, 40/50 + 9/96 = 143/160

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