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Add 56/84 and 12/28

56/84 + 12/28 is 23/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    56/84 = 56 × 1/84 × 1 = 56/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    12/28 = 12 × 3/28 × 3 = 36/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/84 + 36/84 = 56 + 36/84 = 92/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/21
  6. In mixed form: 12/21

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