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Add 84/6 and 45/12

1st number: 14 0/6, 2nd number: 3 9/12

84/6 + 45/12 is 71/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    84/6 = 84 × 2/6 × 2 = 168/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    45/12 = 45 × 1/12 × 1 = 45/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/12 + 45/12 = 168 + 45/12 = 213/12
  5. 213/12 simplified gives 71/4
  6. So, 84/6 + 45/12 = 71/4
    In mixed form: 173/4

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