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Add 16/56 and 14/12

1st number: 16/56, 2nd number: 1 2/12

16/56 + 14/12 is 61/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 12 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    16/56 = 16 × 3/56 × 3 = 48/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    14/12 = 14 × 14/12 × 14 = 196/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/168 + 196/168 = 48 + 196/168 = 244/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/42
  6. In mixed form: 119/42

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