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Add 4/9 and 2/12

4/9 + 2/12 is 11/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    4/9 = 4 × 4/9 × 4 = 16/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    2/12 = 2 × 3/12 × 3 = 6/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/36 + 6/36 = 16 + 6/36 = 22/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/18

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