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Add 12/6 and 6/8

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 6/8

12/6 + 6/8 is 11/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    12/6 = 12 × 4/6 × 4 = 48/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    6/8 = 6 × 3/8 × 3 = 18/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/24 + 18/24 = 48 + 18/24 = 66/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/4
  6. In mixed form: 23/4

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