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(5/8)+(11/12)

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asked 2021-02-25
\(\displaystyle{\left(\frac{{5}}{{8}}\right)}+{\left(\frac{{11}}{{12}}\right)}\)

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2021-02-26

\(\displaystyle{\left(\frac{{5}}{{8}}\right)}+{\left(\frac{{11}}{{12}}\right)}=\)
Least Common Multiplier of 8,12: 24 \(\displaystyle={\left(\frac{{15}}{{24}}\right)}+{\left(\frac{{22}}{{24}}\right)}\)
Since the denominators are equal, combine the fractions: \(\left(\frac{a}{c}\right)+-\left(\frac{b}{c}\right)=\frac{a+b}{c} =\frac{15+22}{24}=\frac{37}{24}\)

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