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Add 12/8 and 8/75

1st number: 1 4/8, 2nd number: 8/75

12/8 + 8/75 is 241/150.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    12/8 = 12 × 75/8 × 75 = 900/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    8/75 = 8 × 8/75 × 8 = 64/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/600 + 64/600 = 900 + 64/600 = 964/600
  5. 964/600 simplified gives 241/150
  6. So, 12/8 + 8/75 = 241/150
    In mixed form: 191/150

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