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Add 5/12 and 4/8

5/12 + 4/8 is 11/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    5/12 = 5 × 2/12 × 2 = 10/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    4/8 = 4 × 3/8 × 3 = 12/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/24 + 12/24 = 10 + 12/24 = 22/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/12

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