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Add 40/12 and 81/24

1st number: 3 4/12, 2nd number: 3 9/24

40/12 + 81/24 is 161/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    40/12 = 40 × 2/12 × 2 = 80/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    81/24 = 81 × 1/24 × 1 = 81/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/24 + 81/24 = 80 + 81/24 = 161/24
  5. In mixed form: 617/24

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