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Add 7/6 and 1/40

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 1/40

7/6 + 1/40 is 143/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    7/6 = 7 × 20/6 × 20 = 140/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    1/40 = 1 × 3/40 × 3 = 3/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/120 + 3/120 = 140 + 3/120 = 143/120
  5. In mixed form: 123/120

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