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Add 5/12 and 2/14

5/12 + 2/14 is 47/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 14 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    5/12 = 5 × 7/12 × 7 = 35/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    2/14 = 2 × 6/14 × 6 = 12/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/84 + 12/84 = 35 + 12/84 = 47/84

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