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Add 12/56 and 12/9

1st number: 12/56, 2nd number: 1 3/9

12/56 + 12/9 is 65/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    12/56 = 12 × 9/56 × 9 = 108/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    12/9 = 12 × 56/9 × 56 = 672/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/504 + 672/504 = 108 + 672/504 = 780/504
  5. 780/504 simplified gives 65/42
  6. So, 12/56 + 12/9 = 65/42
    In mixed form: 123/42

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