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Add 9/7 and 6/40

1st number: 1 2/7, 2nd number: 6/40

9/7 + 6/40 is 201/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    9/7 = 9 × 40/7 × 40 = 360/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    6/40 = 6 × 7/40 × 7 = 42/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/280 + 42/280 = 360 + 42/280 = 402/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 201/140
  6. In mixed form: 161/140

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