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Add 12/6 and 75/40

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 1 35/40

12/6 + 75/40 is 31/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    12/6 = 12 × 20/6 × 20 = 240/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    75/40 = 75 × 3/40 × 3 = 225/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/120 + 225/120 = 240 + 225/120 = 465/120
  5. 465/120 simplified gives 31/8
  6. So, 12/6 + 75/40 = 31/8
    In mixed form: 37/8

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