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Add 40/12 and 21/30

1st number: 3 4/12, 2nd number: 21/30

40/12 + 21/30 is 121/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    40/12 = 40 × 5/12 × 5 = 200/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    21/30 = 21 × 2/30 × 2 = 42/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/60 + 42/60 = 200 + 42/60 = 242/60
  5. 242/60 simplified gives 121/30
  6. So, 40/12 + 21/30 = 121/30
    In mixed form: 41/30

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