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Add 40/6 and 2/5

1st number: 6 4/6, 2nd number: 2/5

40/6 + 2/5 is 106/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    40/6 = 40 × 5/6 × 5 = 200/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    2/5 = 2 × 6/5 × 6 = 12/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/30 + 12/30 = 200 + 12/30 = 212/30
  5. 212/30 simplified gives 106/15
  6. So, 40/6 + 2/5 = 106/15
    In mixed form: 71/15

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