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Add 1/12 and 6/40

1/12 + 6/40 is 7/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 10 = 120,
    1/12 = 1 × 10/12 × 10 = 10/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    6/40 = 6 × 3/40 × 3 = 18/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/120 + 18/120 = 10 + 18/120 = 28/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/30

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