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Add 54/4 and 1/12

1st number: 13 2/4, 2nd number: 1/12

54/4 + 1/12 is 163/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    54/4 = 54 × 3/4 × 3 = 162/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    1/12 = 1 × 1/12 × 1 = 1/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/12 + 1/12 = 162 + 1/12 = 163/12
  5. In mixed form: 137/12

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