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Add 2/3 and 14/12

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 1 2/12

2/3 + 14/12 is 11/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    2/3 = 2 × 4/3 × 4 = 8/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    14/12 = 14 × 1/12 × 1 = 14/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/12 + 14/12 = 8 + 14/12 = 22/12
  5. 22/12 simplified gives 11/6
  6. So, 2/3 + 14/12 = 11/6
    In mixed form: 15/6

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