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Add 8/12 and 3/6

8/12 + 3/6 is 7/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    8/12 = 8 × 1/12 × 1 = 8/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    3/6 = 3 × 2/6 × 2 = 6/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/12 + 6/12 = 8 + 6/12 = 14/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/6
  6. In mixed form: 11/6

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