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Add 70/9 and 63/40

1st number: 7 7/9, 2nd number: 1 23/40

70/9 + 63/40 is 3367/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,
    70/9 = 70 × 40/9 × 40 = 2800/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    63/40 = 63 × 9/40 × 9 = 567/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2800/360 + 567/360 = 2800 + 567/360 = 3367/360
  5. In mixed form: 9127/360

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