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Add 6/12 and 18/7

1st number: 6/12, 2nd number: 2 4/7

6/12 + 18/7 is 43/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    6/12 = 6 × 7/12 × 7 = 42/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    18/7 = 18 × 12/7 × 12 = 216/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/84 + 216/84 = 42 + 216/84 = 258/84
  5. 258/84 simplified gives 43/14
  6. So, 6/12 + 18/7 = 43/14
    In mixed form: 31/14

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