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Add 2/4 and 5/7

2/4 + 5/7 is 17/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    2/4 = 2 × 7/4 × 7 = 14/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    5/7 = 5 × 4/7 × 4 = 20/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/28 + 20/28 = 14 + 20/28 = 34/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/14
  6. In mixed form: 13/14

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