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Add 54/10 and 5/40

1st number: 5 4/10, 2nd number: 5/40

54/10 + 5/40 is 221/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    54/10 = 54 × 4/10 × 4 = 216/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    5/40 = 5 × 1/40 × 1 = 5/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/40 + 5/40 = 216 + 5/40 = 221/40
  5. So, 54/10 + 5/40 = 221/40
    In mixed form: 521/40

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