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Add 7/6 and 12/56

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 12/56

7/6 + 12/56 is 29/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    7/6 = 7 × 28/6 × 28 = 196/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    12/56 = 12 × 3/56 × 3 = 36/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/168 + 36/168 = 196 + 36/168 = 232/168
  5. 232/168 simplified gives 29/21
  6. So, 7/6 + 12/56 = 29/21
    In mixed form: 18/21

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