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Add 9/12 and 56/7

1st number: 9/12, 2nd number: 8 0/7

9/12 + 56/7 is 35/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    9/12 = 9 × 7/12 × 7 = 63/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    56/7 = 56 × 12/7 × 12 = 672/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/84 + 672/84 = 63 + 672/84 = 735/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/4
  6. In mixed form: 83/4

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