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Add 25/12 and 42/28

1st number: 2 1/12, 2nd number: 1 14/28

25/12 + 42/28 is 43/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    25/12 = 25 × 7/12 × 7 = 175/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    42/28 = 42 × 3/28 × 3 = 126/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/84 + 126/84 = 175 + 126/84 = 301/84
  5. 301/84 simplified gives 43/12
  6. So, 25/12 + 42/28 = 43/12
    In mixed form: 37/12

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