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Add 56/40 and 25/54

1st number: 1 16/40, 2nd number: 25/54

56/40 + 25/54 is 503/270.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 54 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    56/40 = 56 × 27/40 × 27 = 1512/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 20 = 1080,
    25/54 = 25 × 20/54 × 20 = 500/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1512/1080 + 500/1080 = 1512 + 500/1080 = 2012/1080
  5. 2012/1080 simplified gives 503/270
  6. So, 56/40 + 25/54 = 503/270
    In mixed form: 1233/270

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