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Add 5/40 and 63/28

1st number: 5/40, 2nd number: 2 7/28

5/40 + 63/28 is 19/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 28 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 28 × 10 = 280,
    63/28 = 63 × 10/28 × 10 = 630/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/280 + 630/280 = 35 + 630/280 = 665/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/8
  6. In mixed form: 23/8

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