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Add 84/40 and 6/12

1st number: 2 4/40, 2nd number: 6/12

84/40 + 6/12 is 13/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 12 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    84/40 = 84 × 3/40 × 3 = 252/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 10 = 120,
    6/12 = 6 × 10/12 × 10 = 60/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/120 + 60/120 = 252 + 60/120 = 312/120
  5. 312/120 simplified gives 13/5
  6. So, 84/40 + 6/12 = 13/5
    In mixed form: 23/5

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