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Add 54/40 and 1/8

1st number: 1 14/40, 2nd number: 1/8

54/40 + 1/8 is 59/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 8 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 8 × 5 = 40,
    1/8 = 1 × 5/8 × 5 = 5/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/40 + 5/40 = 54 + 5/40 = 59/40
  5. So, 54/40 + 1/8 = 59/40
    In mixed form: 119/40

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