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Mathematics , 05.08.2022 09:16

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Answered by an experienced expert Nitin Arora

Answer: 1/8 + 7/12 = 17/24 

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To add the fractional values like in the given question 

we used the concept of LCM 

First, we need to calculate the LCM of 8 and 12 

LCM(8,12) = 24 

Now, 1/8 + 7/12 = (1x3 + 7x2)/24  = (3+14)/24 = 17/24 

Therefore, 

1/8 + 7/12 = 17/24 

To calculate the LCM of 8 and 12 

Factors of 8 = 1x2x2x2 

Factors of 12 = 1x2x2x3 

LCM(8,12) = all the common factors x non-common factors = 1x2x2x2x3 = 24

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