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Add 12/14 and 2/7

12/14 + 2/7 is 8/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    12/14 = 12 × 1/14 × 1 = 12/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    2/7 = 2 × 2/7 × 2 = 4/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/14 + 4/14 = 12 + 4/14 = 16/14
  5. 16/14 simplified gives 8/7
  6. So, 12/14 + 2/7 = 8/7
    In mixed form: 11/7

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