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Add 21/6 and 12/14

1st number: 3 3/6, 2nd number: 12/14

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

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    21/6 = 21 × 7/6 × 7 = 147/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    12/14 = 12 × 3/14 × 3 = 36/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/42 + 36/42 = 147 + 36/42 = 183/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/14
  6. In mixed form: 45/14

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