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Add 5/12 and 63/9

1st number: 5/12, 2nd number: 7 0/9

5/12 + 63/9 is 89/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    5/12 = 5 × 3/12 × 3 = 15/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    63/9 = 63 × 4/9 × 4 = 252/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/36 + 252/36 = 15 + 252/36 = 267/36
  5. 267/36 simplified gives 89/12
  6. So, 5/12 + 63/9 = 89/12
    In mixed form: 75/12

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