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Add 8/3 and 7/40

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 7/40

8/3 + 7/40 is 341/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 40 = 120,
    8/3 = 8 × 40/3 × 40 = 320/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    7/40 = 7 × 3/40 × 3 = 21/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/120 + 21/120 = 320 + 21/120 = 341/120
  5. In mixed form: 2101/120

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