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Add 56/5 and 54/12

1st number: 11 1/5, 2nd number: 4 6/12

56/5 + 54/12 is 157/10.

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,
    54/12 = 54 × 5/12 × 5 = 270/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/60 + 270/60 = 672 + 270/60 = 942/60
  5. 942/60 simplified gives 157/10
  6. So, 56/5 + 54/12 = 157/10
    In mixed form: 157/10

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