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Add 16/28 and 14/12

1st number: 16/28, 2nd number: 1 2/12

16/28 + 14/12 is 73/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    16/28 = 16 × 3/28 × 3 = 48/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    14/12 = 14 × 7/12 × 7 = 98/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/84 + 98/84 = 48 + 98/84 = 146/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/42
  6. In mixed form: 131/42

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