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Add 21/12 and 6/14

1st number: 1 9/12, 2nd number: 6/14

21/12 + 6/14 is 61/28.

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,
    21/12 = 21 × 7/12 × 7 = 147/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    6/14 = 6 × 6/14 × 6 = 36/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/84 + 36/84 = 147 + 36/84 = 183/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/28
  6. In mixed form: 25/28

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