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Add 40/75 and 2/36

40/75 + 2/36 is 53/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 36 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 12 = 900,
    40/75 = 40 × 12/75 × 12 = 480/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    2/36 = 2 × 25/36 × 25 = 50/900
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/900 + 50/900 = 480 + 50/900 = 530/900
  5. 530/900 simplified gives 53/90
  6. So, 40/75 + 2/36 = 53/90

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