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Add 50/40 and 2/75

1st number: 1 10/40, 2nd number: 2/75

50/40 + 2/75 is 383/300.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 15 = 600,
    50/40 = 50 × 15/40 × 15 = 750/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    2/75 = 2 × 8/75 × 8 = 16/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/600 + 16/600 = 750 + 16/600 = 766/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 383/300
  6. In mixed form: 183/300

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