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Add 7/3 and 12/84

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 12/84

7/3 + 12/84 is 52/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    7/3 = 7 × 28/3 × 28 = 196/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    12/84 = 12 × 1/84 × 1 = 12/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/84 + 12/84 = 196 + 12/84 = 208/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 52/21
  6. In mixed form: 210/21

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