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Add 60/28 and 5/40

1st number: 2 4/28, 2nd number: 5/40

60/28 + 5/40 is 127/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 10 = 280,
    60/28 = 60 × 10/28 × 10 = 600/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    5/40 = 5 × 7/40 × 7 = 35/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/280 + 35/280 = 600 + 35/280 = 635/280
  5. 635/280 simplified gives 127/56
  6. So, 60/28 + 5/40 = 127/56
    In mixed form: 215/56

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