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Add 1/14 and 24/40

1/14 + 24/40 is 47/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    1/14 = 1 × 20/14 × 20 = 20/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    24/40 = 24 × 7/40 × 7 = 168/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/280 + 168/280 = 20 + 168/280 = 188/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/70

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