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Add 56/75 and 7/40

56/75 + 7/40 is 553/600.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 40 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    56/75 = 56 × 8/75 × 8 = 448/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 15 = 600,
    7/40 = 7 × 15/40 × 15 = 105/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/600 + 105/600 = 448 + 105/600 = 553/600
  5. So, 56/75 + 7/40 = 553/600

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