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Add 14/12 and 56/9

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

14/12 + 56/9 is 133/18.

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,
    14/12 = 14 × 3/12 × 3 = 42/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    56/9 = 56 × 4/9 × 4 = 224/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/36 + 224/36 = 42 + 224/36 = 266/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 133/18
  6. In mixed form: 77/18

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