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Add 8/12 and 12/9

1st number: 8/12, 2nd number: 1 3/9

8/12 + 12/9 is 2/1.

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,
    8/12 = 8 × 3/12 × 3 = 24/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    12/9 = 12 × 4/9 × 4 = 48/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/36 + 48/36 = 24 + 48/36 = 72/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/1

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