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Add 15/14 and 10/12

1st number: 1 1/14, 2nd number: 10/12

15/14 + 10/12 is 40/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    15/14 = 15 × 6/14 × 6 = 90/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    10/12 = 10 × 7/12 × 7 = 70/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/84 + 70/84 = 90 + 70/84 = 160/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 40/21
  6. In mixed form: 119/21

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