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Add 10/14 and 21/56

10/14 + 21/56 is 61/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    10/14 = 10 × 4/14 × 4 = 40/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    21/56 = 21 × 1/56 × 1 = 21/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/56 + 21/56 = 40 + 21/56 = 61/56
  5. In mixed form: 15/56

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