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Add 30/14 and 12/72

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 12/72

30/14 + 12/72 is 97/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 72 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 36 = 504,
    30/14 = 30 × 36/14 × 36 = 1080/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    12/72 = 12 × 7/72 × 7 = 84/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/504 + 84/504 = 1080 + 84/504 = 1164/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/42
  6. In mixed form: 213/42

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