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Add 5/40 and 50/14

1st number: 5/40, 2nd number: 3 8/14

5/40 + 50/14 is 207/56.

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,
    50/14 = 50 × 20/14 × 20 = 1000/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/280 + 1000/280 = 35 + 1000/280 = 1035/280
  5. 1035/280 simplified gives 207/56
  6. So, 5/40 + 50/14 = 207/56
    In mixed form: 339/56

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