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Add 50/12 and 7/40

1st number: 4 2/12, 2nd number: 7/40

50/12 + 7/40 is 521/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 10 = 120,
    50/12 = 50 × 10/12 × 10 = 500/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    7/40 = 7 × 3/40 × 3 = 21/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    500/120 + 21/120 = 500 + 21/120 = 521/120
  5. So, 50/12 + 7/40 = 521/120
    In mixed form: 441/120

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