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Add 56/12 and 9/30

1st number: 4 8/12, 2nd number: 9/30

56/12 + 9/30 is 149/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    56/12 = 56 × 5/12 × 5 = 280/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    9/30 = 9 × 2/30 × 2 = 18/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/60 + 18/60 = 280 + 18/60 = 298/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 149/30
  6. In mixed form: 429/30

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