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Add 1/12 and 15/9

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

1/12 + 15/9 is 7/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    1/12 = 1 × 3/12 × 3 = 3/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    15/9 = 15 × 4/9 × 4 = 60/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/36 + 60/36 = 3 + 60/36 = 63/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/4
  6. In mixed form: 13/4

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