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# Find the sum(8/9)+(7/12)

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## For addition of two unlike fractions,first change them to the like fractions.LCM of 9,12=36Now,let us change each of the given fraction into an equivalent fraction having 36 as the denominator.$$\dfrac{8}{9}\times \dfrac{4}{4}=\dfrac{32}{36}$$$$\dfrac{7}{12}\times \dfrac{3}{3}=\dfrac{21}{36}$$Now.add the like fractions,$$=\dfrac{32}{36}$$$$+\dfrac{21}{36}$$$$=\dfrac{32+21}{36}$$$$=\dfrac{53}{36}$$$$=[1\dfrac{17}{36}]$$Mathematics

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