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Add 1/14 and 45/8

1st number: 1/14, 2nd number: 5 5/8

1/14 + 45/8 is 319/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    1/14 = 1 × 4/14 × 4 = 4/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    45/8 = 45 × 7/8 × 7 = 315/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/56 + 315/56 = 4 + 315/56 = 319/56
  5. So, 1/14 + 45/8 = 319/56
    In mixed form: 539/56

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