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Add 63/40 and 5/4

1st number: 1 23/40, 2nd number: 1 1/4

63/40 + 5/4 is 113/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 4 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    63/40 = 63 × 1/40 × 1 = 63/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    5/4 = 5 × 10/4 × 10 = 50/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/40 + 50/40 = 63 + 50/40 = 113/40
  5. In mixed form: 233/40

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