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Add 60/18 and 5/40

1st number: 3 6/18, 2nd number: 5/40

60/18 + 5/40 is 83/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 20 = 360,
    60/18 = 60 × 20/18 × 20 = 1200/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    5/40 = 5 × 9/40 × 9 = 45/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1200/360 + 45/360 = 1200 + 45/360 = 1245/360
  5. 1245/360 simplified gives 83/24
  6. So, 60/18 + 5/40 = 83/24
    In mixed form: 311/24

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