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Add 54/14 and 2/12

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

54/14 + 2/12 is 169/42.

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,
    54/14 = 54 × 6/14 × 6 = 324/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    2/12 = 2 × 7/12 × 7 = 14/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/84 + 14/84 = 324 + 14/84 = 338/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 169/42
  6. In mixed form: 41/42

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