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Add 75/12 and 9/8

1st number: 6 3/12, 2nd number: 1 1/8

75/12 + 9/8 is 59/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    75/12 = 75 × 2/12 × 2 = 150/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    9/8 = 9 × 3/8 × 3 = 27/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/24 + 27/24 = 150 + 27/24 = 177/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/8
  6. In mixed form: 73/8

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