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Add 40/9 and 56/10

1st number: 4 4/9, 2nd number: 5 6/10

40/9 + 56/10 is 452/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    40/9 = 40 × 10/9 × 10 = 400/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    56/10 = 56 × 9/10 × 9 = 504/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/90 + 504/90 = 400 + 504/90 = 904/90
  5. 904/90 simplified gives 452/45
  6. So, 40/9 + 56/10 = 452/45
    In mixed form: 102/45

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