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Add 5/12 and 56/70

5/12 + 56/70 is 73/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 70 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    5/12 = 5 × 35/12 × 35 = 175/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    56/70 = 56 × 6/70 × 6 = 336/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/420 + 336/420 = 175 + 336/420 = 511/420
  5. 511/420 simplified gives 73/60
  6. So, 5/12 + 56/70 = 73/60
    In mixed form: 113/60

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