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Add 2/12 and 40/25

1st number: 2/12, 2nd number: 1 15/25

2/12 + 40/25 is 53/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 25 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    2/12 = 2 × 25/12 × 25 = 50/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    40/25 = 40 × 12/25 × 12 = 480/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/300 + 480/300 = 50 + 480/300 = 530/300
  5. 530/300 simplified gives 53/30
  6. So, 2/12 + 40/25 = 53/30
    In mixed form: 123/30

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