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Add 12/2 and 42/12

1st number: 6 0/2, 2nd number: 3 6/12

12/2 + 42/12 is 19/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 6 = 12,
    12/2 = 12 × 6/2 × 6 = 72/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    42/12 = 42 × 1/12 × 1 = 42/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/12 + 42/12 = 72 + 42/12 = 114/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/2
  6. In mixed form: 91/2

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