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Add 12/40 and 4/6

12/40 + 4/6 is 29/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 6 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 6 × 20 = 120,
    4/6 = 4 × 20/6 × 20 = 80/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/120 + 80/120 = 36 + 80/120 = 116/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/30

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