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Add 40/6 and 18/48

1st number: 6 4/6, 2nd number: 18/48

40/6 + 18/48 is 169/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    40/6 = 40 × 8/6 × 8 = 320/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    18/48 = 18 × 1/48 × 1 = 18/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/48 + 18/48 = 320 + 18/48 = 338/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 169/24
  6. In mixed form: 71/24

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