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Add 5/28 and 24/40

5/28 + 24/40 is 109/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 10 = 280,
    5/28 = 5 × 10/28 × 10 = 50/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    24/40 = 24 × 7/40 × 7 = 168/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/280 + 168/280 = 50 + 168/280 = 218/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 109/140

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