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Add 54/40 and 1/4

1st number: 1 14/40, 2nd number: 1/4

54/40 + 1/4 is 8/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 4 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    54/40 = 54 × 1/40 × 1 = 54/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    1/4 = 1 × 10/4 × 10 = 10/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/40 + 10/40 = 54 + 10/40 = 64/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/5
  6. In mixed form: 13/5

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