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Add 16/12 and 28/36

1st number: 1 4/12, 2nd number: 28/36

16/12 + 28/36 is 19/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    16/12 = 16 × 3/12 × 3 = 48/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    28/36 = 28 × 1/36 × 1 = 28/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/36 + 28/36 = 48 + 28/36 = 76/36
  5. 76/36 simplified gives 19/9
  6. So, 16/12 + 28/36 = 19/9
    In mixed form: 21/9

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