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Add 7/12 and 8/9

7/12 + 8/9 is 53/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    7/12 = 7 × 3/12 × 3 = 21/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    8/9 = 8 × 4/9 × 4 = 32/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/36 + 32/36 = 21 + 32/36 = 53/36
  5. In mixed form: 117/36

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