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Add 49/9 and 4/40

1st number: 5 4/9, 2nd number: 4/40

49/9 + 4/40 is 499/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,
    49/9 = 49 × 40/9 × 40 = 1960/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    4/40 = 4 × 9/40 × 9 = 36/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1960/360 + 36/360 = 1960 + 36/360 = 1996/360
  5. 1996/360 simplified gives 499/90
  6. So, 49/9 + 4/40 = 499/90
    In mixed form: 549/90

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