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Add 6/40 and 8/75

6/40 + 8/75 is 77/300.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 15 = 600,
    6/40 = 6 × 15/40 × 15 = 90/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    8/75 = 8 × 8/75 × 8 = 64/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/600 + 64/600 = 90 + 64/600 = 154/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/300

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