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Add 40/75 and 18/15

1st number: 40/75, 2nd number: 1 3/15

40/75 + 18/15 is 26/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 15 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 1 = 75,
    40/75 = 40 × 1/75 × 1 = 40/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 5 = 75,
    18/15 = 18 × 5/15 × 5 = 90/75
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/75 + 90/75 = 40 + 90/75 = 130/75
  5. 130/75 simplified gives 26/15
  6. So, 40/75 + 18/15 = 26/15
    In mixed form: 111/15

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