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Add 1/9 and 12/56

1/9 + 12/56 is 41/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    1/9 = 1 × 56/9 × 56 = 56/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    12/56 = 12 × 9/56 × 9 = 108/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/504 + 108/504 = 56 + 108/504 = 164/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/126

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