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Add 10/28 and 2/12

10/28 + 2/12 is 11/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    10/28 = 10 × 3/28 × 3 = 30/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    2/12 = 2 × 7/12 × 7 = 14/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/84 + 14/84 = 30 + 14/84 = 44/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/21

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