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Add 20/12 and 2/14

1st number: 1 8/12, 2nd number: 2/14

20/12 + 2/14 is 38/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 14 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    20/12 = 20 × 7/12 × 7 = 140/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    2/14 = 2 × 6/14 × 6 = 12/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/84 + 12/84 = 140 + 12/84 = 152/84
  5. 152/84 simplified gives 38/21
  6. So, 20/12 + 2/14 = 38/21
    In mixed form: 117/21

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