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Add 3/56 and 12/9

1st number: 3/56, 2nd number: 1 3/9

3/56 + 12/9 is 233/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    3/56 = 3 × 9/56 × 9 = 27/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    12/9 = 12 × 56/9 × 56 = 672/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/504 + 672/504 = 27 + 672/504 = 699/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 233/168
  6. In mixed form: 165/168

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