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Add 5/40 and 30/14

1st number: 5/40, 2nd number: 2 2/14

5/40 + 30/14 is 127/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 14 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    5/40 = 5 × 7/40 × 7 = 35/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    30/14 = 30 × 20/14 × 20 = 600/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/280 + 600/280 = 35 + 600/280 = 635/280
  5. 635/280 simplified gives 127/56
  6. So, 5/40 + 30/14 = 127/56
    In mixed form: 215/56

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