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Add 12/40 and 32/30

1st number: 12/40, 2nd number: 1 2/30

12/40 + 32/30 is 41/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    12/40 = 12 × 3/40 × 3 = 36/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    32/30 = 32 × 4/30 × 4 = 128/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/120 + 128/120 = 36 + 128/120 = 164/120
  5. 164/120 simplified gives 41/30
  6. So, 12/40 + 32/30 = 41/30
    In mixed form: 111/30

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