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Add 60/12 and 5/40

1st number: 5 0/12, 2nd number: 5/40

60/12 + 5/40 is 41/8.

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,
    60/12 = 60 × 10/12 × 10 = 600/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    5/40 = 5 × 3/40 × 3 = 15/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/120 + 15/120 = 600 + 15/120 = 615/120
  5. 615/120 simplified gives 41/8
  6. So, 60/12 + 5/40 = 41/8
    In mixed form: 51/8

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