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Add 75/12 and 9/40

1st number: 6 3/12, 2nd number: 9/40

75/12 + 9/40 is 259/40.

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,
    75/12 = 75 × 10/12 × 10 = 750/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    9/40 = 9 × 3/40 × 3 = 27/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/120 + 27/120 = 750 + 27/120 = 777/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 259/40
  6. In mixed form: 619/40

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