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Add 12/14 and 14/30

12/14 + 14/30 is 139/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    12/14 = 12 × 15/14 × 15 = 180/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    14/30 = 14 × 7/30 × 7 = 98/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/210 + 98/210 = 180 + 98/210 = 278/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 139/105
  6. In mixed form: 134/105

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