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Add 48/25 and 40/56

1st number: 1 23/25, 2nd number: 40/56

48/25 + 40/56 is 461/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    48/25 = 48 × 56/25 × 56 = 2688/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    40/56 = 40 × 25/56 × 25 = 1000/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2688/1400 + 1000/1400 = 2688 + 1000/1400 = 3688/1400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 461/175
  6. In mixed form: 2111/175

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