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Add 12/3 and 12/18

1st number: 4 0/3, 2nd number: 12/18

12/3 + 12/18 is 14/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    12/3 = 12 × 6/3 × 6 = 72/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    12/18 = 12 × 1/18 × 1 = 12/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/18 + 12/18 = 72 + 12/18 = 84/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/3
  6. In mixed form: 42/3

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