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Add 40/12 and 7/84

1st number: 3 4/12, 2nd number: 7/84

40/12 + 7/84 is 41/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    40/12 = 40 × 7/12 × 7 = 280/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    7/84 = 7 × 1/84 × 1 = 7/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/84 + 7/84 = 280 + 7/84 = 287/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/12
  6. In mixed form: 35/12

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