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Add 40/60 and 90/96

40/60 + 90/96 is 77/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 96 is 480

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 8 = 480,
    40/60 = 40 × 8/60 × 8 = 320/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    90/96 = 90 × 5/96 × 5 = 450/480
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    320/480 + 450/480 = 320 + 450/480 = 770/480
  5. 770/480 simplified gives 77/48
  6. So, 40/60 + 90/96 = 77/48
    In mixed form: 129/48

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