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Add 42/14 and 3/12

1st number: 3 0/14, 2nd number: 3/12

42/14 + 3/12 is 13/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    42/14 = 42 × 6/14 × 6 = 252/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    3/12 = 3 × 7/12 × 7 = 21/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/84 + 21/84 = 252 + 21/84 = 273/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/4
  6. In mixed form: 31/4

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