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Add 40/25 and 12/8

1st number: 1 15/25, 2nd number: 1 4/8

40/25 + 12/8 is 31/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    40/25 = 40 × 8/25 × 8 = 320/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    12/8 = 12 × 25/8 × 25 = 300/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/200 + 300/200 = 320 + 300/200 = 620/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/10
  6. In mixed form: 31/10

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