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Add 1/12 and 4/8

1/12 + 4/8 is 7/12.

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,
    1/12 = 1 × 2/12 × 2 = 2/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    4/8 = 4 × 3/8 × 3 = 12/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/24 + 12/24 = 2 + 12/24 = 14/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/12

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