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Add 56/30 and 7/40

1st number: 1 26/30, 2nd number: 7/40

56/30 + 7/40 is 49/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    56/30 = 56 × 4/30 × 4 = 224/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    7/40 = 7 × 3/40 × 3 = 21/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/120 + 21/120 = 224 + 21/120 = 245/120
  5. 245/120 simplified gives 49/24
  6. So, 56/30 + 7/40 = 49/24
    In mixed form: 21/24

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