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Add 5/40 and 4/90

5/40 + 4/90 is 61/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    5/40 = 5 × 9/40 × 9 = 45/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    4/90 = 4 × 4/90 × 4 = 16/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/360 + 16/360 = 45 + 16/360 = 61/360
  5. So, 5/40 + 4/90 = 61/360

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