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Add 75/12 and 42/56

1st number: 6 3/12, 2nd number: 42/56

75/12 + 42/56 is 7/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    75/12 = 75 × 14/12 × 14 = 1050/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    42/56 = 42 × 3/56 × 3 = 126/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/168 + 126/168 = 1050 + 126/168 = 1176/168
  5. 1176/168 simplified gives 7/1
  6. So, 75/12 + 42/56 = 7/1

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