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Mathematics
, 05.08.2022 09:16

Answered by an experienced expert Nitin Arora

Answer: **1/8 + 7/12 = 17/24 **

**Solutions:**

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 = **1x2x2**x2

Factors of 12 = **1x2x2**x3

LCM(8,12) = all the common factors x non-common factors = **1x2x2**x2x3 = 24

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