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Add 3/12 and 6/8

3/12 + 6/8 is 1/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    3/12 = 3 × 2/12 × 2 = 6/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    6/8 = 6 × 3/8 × 3 = 18/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/24 + 18/24 = 6 + 18/24 = 24/24
  5. 24/24 simplified gives 1/1
  6. So, 3/12 + 6/8 = 1/1

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