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Add 9/40 and 20/4

1st number: 9/40, 2nd number: 5 0/4

9/40 + 20/4 is 209/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 4 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    9/40 = 9 × 1/40 × 1 = 9/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    20/4 = 20 × 10/4 × 10 = 200/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/40 + 200/40 = 9 + 200/40 = 209/40
  5. In mixed form: 59/40

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