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Add 25/8 and 2/12

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 2/12

25/8 + 2/12 is 79/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 12 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    25/8 = 25 × 3/8 × 3 = 75/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    2/12 = 2 × 2/12 × 2 = 4/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/24 + 4/24 = 75 + 4/24 = 79/24
  5. In mixed form: 37/24

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