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Add 56/9 and 30/12

1st number: 6 2/9, 2nd number: 2 6/12

56/9 + 30/12 is 157/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    56/9 = 56 × 4/9 × 4 = 224/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    30/12 = 30 × 3/12 × 3 = 90/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/36 + 90/36 = 224 + 90/36 = 314/36
  5. 314/36 simplified gives 157/18
  6. So, 56/9 + 30/12 = 157/18
    In mixed form: 813/18

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