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Add 54/12 and 35/3

1st number: 4 6/12, 2nd number: 11 2/3

54/12 + 35/3 is 97/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 3 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    54/12 = 54 × 1/12 × 1 = 54/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    35/3 = 35 × 4/3 × 4 = 140/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/12 + 140/12 = 54 + 140/12 = 194/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/6
  6. In mixed form: 161/6

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