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Add 40/5 and 70/12

1st number: 8 0/5, 2nd number: 5 10/12

40/5 + 70/12 is 83/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    40/5 = 40 × 12/5 × 12 = 480/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    70/12 = 70 × 5/12 × 5 = 350/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/60 + 350/60 = 480 + 350/60 = 830/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/6
  6. In mixed form: 135/6

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