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Add 56/5 and 36/12

1st number: 11 1/5, 2nd number: 3 0/12

56/5 + 36/12 is 71/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    56/5 = 56 × 12/5 × 12 = 672/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    36/12 = 36 × 5/12 × 5 = 180/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/60 + 180/60 = 672 + 180/60 = 852/60
  5. 852/60 simplified gives 71/5
  6. So, 56/5 + 36/12 = 71/5
    In mixed form: 141/5

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