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Add 25/2 and 7/14

1st number: 12 1/2, 2nd number: 7/14

25/2 + 7/14 is 13/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 14 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    25/2 = 25 × 7/2 × 7 = 175/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    7/14 = 7 × 1/14 × 1 = 7/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/14 + 7/14 = 175 + 7/14 = 182/14
  5. 182/14 simplified gives 13/1
  6. So, 25/2 + 7/14 = 13/1

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