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Add 40/75 and 12/18

40/75 + 12/18 is 6/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 6 = 450,
    40/75 = 40 × 6/75 × 6 = 240/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    12/18 = 12 × 25/18 × 25 = 300/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/450 + 300/450 = 240 + 300/450 = 540/450
  5. 540/450 simplified gives 6/5
  6. So, 40/75 + 12/18 = 6/5
    In mixed form: 11/5

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