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Add 25/12 and 21/9

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

25/12 + 21/9 is 53/12.

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,
    25/12 = 25 × 3/12 × 3 = 75/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    21/9 = 21 × 4/9 × 4 = 84/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/36 + 84/36 = 75 + 84/36 = 159/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/12
  6. In mixed form: 45/12

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