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Add 3/12 and 56/45

1st number: 3/12, 2nd number: 1 11/45

3/12 + 56/45 is 269/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    3/12 = 3 × 15/12 × 15 = 45/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    56/45 = 56 × 4/45 × 4 = 224/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/180 + 224/180 = 45 + 224/180 = 269/180
  5. In mixed form: 189/180

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