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Add 54/3 and 2/40

1st number: 18 0/3, 2nd number: 2/40

54/3 + 2/40 is 361/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 40 = 120,
    54/3 = 54 × 40/3 × 40 = 2160/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    2/40 = 2 × 3/40 × 3 = 6/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2160/120 + 6/120 = 2160 + 6/120 = 2166/120
  5. 2166/120 simplified gives 361/20
  6. So, 54/3 + 2/40 = 361/20
    In mixed form: 181/20

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