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Add 4/12 and 5/40

4/12 + 5/40 is 11/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 10 = 120,
    4/12 = 4 × 10/12 × 10 = 40/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    5/40 = 5 × 3/40 × 3 = 15/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/120 + 15/120 = 40 + 15/120 = 55/120
  5. 55/120 simplified gives 11/24
  6. So, 4/12 + 5/40 = 11/24

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