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Add 12/2 and 1/42

1st number: 6 0/2, 2nd number: 1/42

12/2 + 1/42 is 253/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 21 = 42,
    12/2 = 12 × 21/2 × 21 = 252/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    1/42 = 1 × 1/42 × 1 = 1/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/42 + 1/42 = 252 + 1/42 = 253/42
  5. In mixed form: 61/42

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