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Add 12/3 and 12/14

1st number: 4 0/3, 2nd number: 12/14

12/3 + 12/14 is 34/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    12/3 = 12 × 14/3 × 14 = 168/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    12/14 = 12 × 3/14 × 3 = 36/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/42 + 36/42 = 168 + 36/42 = 204/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/7
  6. In mixed form: 46/7

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