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Add 6/40 and 48/30

1st number: 6/40, 2nd number: 1 18/30

6/40 + 48/30 is 7/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 30 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 30 × 4 = 120,
    48/30 = 48 × 4/30 × 4 = 192/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/120 + 192/120 = 18 + 192/120 = 210/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/4
  6. In mixed form: 13/4

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