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Add 2/6 and 3/12

2/6 + 3/12 is 7/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    2/6 = 2 × 2/6 × 2 = 4/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    3/12 = 3 × 1/12 × 1 = 3/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/12 + 3/12 = 4 + 3/12 = 7/12

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