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Add 5/40 and 84/45

1st number: 5/40, 2nd number: 1 39/45

5/40 + 84/45 is 239/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 45 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 45 × 8 = 360,
    84/45 = 84 × 8/45 × 8 = 672/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/360 + 672/360 = 45 + 672/360 = 717/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 239/120
  6. In mixed form: 1119/120

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