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Add 4/9 and 3/12

4/9 + 3/12 is 25/36.

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,
    3/12 = 3 × 3/12 × 3 = 9/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/36 + 9/36 = 16 + 9/36 = 25/36

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