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Add 8/9 and 14/12

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

8/9 + 14/12 is 37/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    8/9 = 8 × 4/9 × 4 = 32/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    14/12 = 14 × 3/12 × 3 = 42/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/36 + 42/36 = 32 + 42/36 = 74/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/18
  6. In mixed form: 21/18

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