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Add 40/56 and 84/27

1st number: 40/56, 2nd number: 3 3/27

40/56 + 84/27 is 241/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 27 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    40/56 = 40 × 27/56 × 27 = 1080/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    84/27 = 84 × 56/27 × 56 = 4704/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/1512 + 4704/1512 = 1080 + 4704/1512 = 5784/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 241/63
  6. In mixed form: 352/63

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