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Add 14/12 and 21/56

1st number: 1 2/12, 2nd number: 21/56

14/12 + 21/56 is 37/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    14/12 = 14 × 14/12 × 14 = 196/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    21/56 = 21 × 3/56 × 3 = 63/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/168 + 63/168 = 196 + 63/168 = 259/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/24
  6. In mixed form: 113/24

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