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Add 1/3 and 6/14

1/3 + 6/14 is 16/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    1/3 = 1 × 14/3 × 14 = 14/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    6/14 = 6 × 3/14 × 3 = 18/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/42 + 18/42 = 14 + 18/42 = 32/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/21

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