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Add 12/40 and 84/6

1st number: 12/40, 2nd number: 14 0/6

12/40 + 84/6 is 143/10.

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,
    84/6 = 84 × 20/6 × 20 = 1680/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/120 + 1680/120 = 36 + 1680/120 = 1716/120
  5. 1716/120 simplified gives 143/10
  6. So, 12/40 + 84/6 = 143/10
    In mixed form: 143/10

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