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Add 6/40 and 16/60

6/40 + 16/60 is 5/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    6/40 = 6 × 3/40 × 3 = 18/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    16/60 = 16 × 2/60 × 2 = 32/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/120 + 32/120 = 18 + 32/120 = 50/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/12

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