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Add 12/5 and 3/32

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 3/32

12/5 + 3/32 is 399/160.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 32 is 160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 32 = 160,
    12/5 = 12 × 32/5 × 32 = 384/160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 5 = 160,
    3/32 = 3 × 5/32 × 5 = 15/160
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/160 + 15/160 = 384 + 15/160 = 399/160
  5. In mixed form: 279/160

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