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Add 16/12 and 14/6

1st number: 1 4/12, 2nd number: 2 2/6

16/12 + 14/6 is 11/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    16/12 = 16 × 1/12 × 1 = 16/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    14/6 = 14 × 2/6 × 2 = 28/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/12 + 28/12 = 16 + 28/12 = 44/12
  5. 44/12 simplified gives 11/3
  6. So, 16/12 + 14/6 = 11/3
    In mixed form: 32/3

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