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Add 7/12 and 1/8

7/12 + 1/8 is 17/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    7/12 = 7 × 2/12 × 2 = 14/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    1/8 = 1 × 3/8 × 3 = 3/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/24 + 3/24 = 14 + 3/24 = 17/24

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