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Add 45/6 and 40/14

1st number: 7 3/6, 2nd number: 2 12/14

45/6 + 40/14 is 145/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    45/6 = 45 × 7/6 × 7 = 315/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    40/14 = 40 × 3/14 × 3 = 120/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/42 + 120/42 = 315 + 120/42 = 435/42
  5. 435/42 simplified gives 145/14
  6. So, 45/6 + 40/14 = 145/14
    In mixed form: 105/14

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