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Add 8/27 and 40/10

1st number: 8/27, 2nd number: 4 0/10

8/27 + 40/10 is 116/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 10 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    8/27 = 8 × 10/27 × 10 = 80/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 27 = 270,
    40/10 = 40 × 27/10 × 27 = 1080/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/270 + 1080/270 = 80 + 1080/270 = 1160/270
  5. 1160/270 simplified gives 116/27
  6. So, 8/27 + 40/10 = 116/27
    In mixed form: 48/27

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