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Add 12/35 and 25/40

12/35 + 25/40 is 271/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    12/35 = 12 × 8/35 × 8 = 96/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    25/40 = 25 × 7/40 × 7 = 175/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/280 + 175/280 = 96 + 175/280 = 271/280
  5. So, 12/35 + 25/40 = 271/280

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