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Add 42/2 and 12/14

1st number: 21 0/2, 2nd number: 12/14

42/2 + 12/14 is 153/7.

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,
    42/2 = 42 × 7/2 × 7 = 294/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    12/14 = 12 × 1/14 × 1 = 12/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/14 + 12/14 = 294 + 12/14 = 306/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 153/7
  6. In mixed form: 216/7

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