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Add 56/12 and 3/18

1st number: 4 8/12, 2nd number: 3/18

56/12 + 3/18 is 29/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    56/12 = 56 × 3/12 × 3 = 168/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    3/18 = 3 × 2/18 × 2 = 6/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/36 + 6/36 = 168 + 6/36 = 174/36
  5. 174/36 simplified gives 29/6
  6. So, 56/12 + 3/18 = 29/6
    In mixed form: 45/6

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