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Add 12/2 and 3/42

1st number: 6 0/2, 2nd number: 3/42

12/2 + 3/42 is 85/14.

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,
    3/42 = 3 × 1/42 × 1 = 3/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/42 + 3/42 = 252 + 3/42 = 255/42
  5. 255/42 simplified gives 85/14
  6. So, 12/2 + 3/42 = 85/14
    In mixed form: 61/14

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