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Add 6/56 and 12/27

6/56 + 12/27 is 139/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 27 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    6/56 = 6 × 27/56 × 27 = 162/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    12/27 = 12 × 56/27 × 56 = 672/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/1512 + 672/1512 = 162 + 672/1512 = 834/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 139/252

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