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Add 40/7 and 70/50

1st number: 5 5/7, 2nd number: 1 20/50

40/7 + 70/50 is 249/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    40/7 = 40 × 50/7 × 50 = 2000/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    70/50 = 70 × 7/50 × 7 = 490/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2000/350 + 490/350 = 2000 + 490/350 = 2490/350
  5. 2490/350 simplified gives 249/35
  6. So, 40/7 + 70/50 = 249/35
    In mixed form: 74/35

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