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Add 5/4 and 6/40

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 6/40

5/4 + 6/40 is 7/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    5/4 = 5 × 10/4 × 10 = 50/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    6/40 = 6 × 1/40 × 1 = 6/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/40 + 6/40 = 50 + 6/40 = 56/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/5
  6. In mixed form: 12/5

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