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Add 40/7 and 14/10

1st number: 5 5/7, 2nd number: 1 4/10

40/7 + 14/10 is 249/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    40/7 = 40 × 10/7 × 10 = 400/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    14/10 = 14 × 7/10 × 7 = 98/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/70 + 98/70 = 400 + 98/70 = 498/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 249/35
  6. In mixed form: 74/35

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