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Add 54/40 and 5/4

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

54/40 + 5/4 is 13/5.

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,
    5/4 = 5 × 10/4 × 10 = 50/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/40 + 50/40 = 54 + 50/40 = 104/40
  5. 104/40 simplified gives 13/5
  6. So, 54/40 + 5/4 = 13/5
    In mixed form: 23/5

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