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Add 16/8 and 14/12

1st number: 2 0/8, 2nd number: 1 2/12

16/8 + 14/12 is 19/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 12 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    16/8 = 16 × 3/8 × 3 = 48/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    14/12 = 14 × 2/12 × 2 = 28/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/24 + 28/24 = 48 + 28/24 = 76/24
  5. 76/24 simplified gives 19/6
  6. So, 16/8 + 14/12 = 19/6
    In mixed form: 31/6

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