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Add 14/56 and 12/21

14/56 + 12/21 is 23/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 21 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    14/56 = 14 × 3/56 × 3 = 42/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    12/21 = 12 × 8/21 × 8 = 96/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/168 + 96/168 = 42 + 96/168 = 138/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/28

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