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Add 3/12 and 9/3

1st number: 3/12, 2nd number: 3 0/3

3/12 + 9/3 is 13/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 3 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    3/12 = 3 × 1/12 × 1 = 3/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    9/3 = 9 × 4/3 × 4 = 36/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/12 + 36/12 = 3 + 36/12 = 39/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/4
  6. In mixed form: 31/4

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