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Add 5/40 and 6/90

5/40 + 6/90 is 23/120.

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,
    6/90 = 6 × 4/90 × 4 = 24/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/360 + 24/360 = 45 + 24/360 = 69/360
  5. 69/360 simplified gives 23/120
  6. So, 5/40 + 6/90 = 23/120

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