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Add 6/40 and 6/80

6/40 + 6/80 is 9/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 80 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 2 = 80,
    6/40 = 6 × 2/40 × 2 = 12/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    6/80 = 6 × 1/80 × 1 = 6/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/80 + 6/80 = 12 + 6/80 = 18/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/40

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