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Add 42/40 and 32/30

1st number: 1 2/40, 2nd number: 1 2/30

42/40 + 32/30 is 127/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    42/40 = 42 × 3/40 × 3 = 126/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    32/30 = 32 × 4/30 × 4 = 128/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/120 + 128/120 = 126 + 128/120 = 254/120
  5. 254/120 simplified gives 127/60
  6. So, 42/40 + 32/30 = 127/60
    In mixed form: 27/60

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