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Add 18/14 and 2/12

1st number: 1 4/14, 2nd number: 2/12

18/14 + 2/12 is 61/42.

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,
    18/14 = 18 × 6/14 × 6 = 108/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    2/12 = 2 × 7/12 × 7 = 14/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/84 + 14/84 = 108 + 14/84 = 122/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/42
  6. In mixed form: 119/42

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