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Add 12/2 and 14/21

1st number: 6 0/2, 2nd number: 14/21

12/2 + 14/21 is 20/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 21 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 21 × 2 = 42,
    14/21 = 14 × 2/21 × 2 = 28/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/42 + 28/42 = 252 + 28/42 = 280/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/3
  6. In mixed form: 62/3

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