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Add 56/14 and 12/42

1st number: 4 0/14, 2nd number: 12/42

56/14 + 12/42 is 30/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    56/14 = 56 × 3/14 × 3 = 168/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    12/42 = 12 × 1/42 × 1 = 12/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/42 + 12/42 = 168 + 12/42 = 180/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 30/7
  6. In mixed form: 42/7

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