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Add 7/40 and 7/27

7/40 + 7/27 is 469/1080.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 27 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    7/40 = 7 × 27/40 × 27 = 189/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,
    7/27 = 7 × 40/27 × 40 = 280/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/1080 + 280/1080 = 189 + 280/1080 = 469/1080

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