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Add 10/14 and 45/7

1st number: 10/14, 2nd number: 6 3/7

10/14 + 45/7 is 50/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    10/14 = 10 × 1/14 × 1 = 10/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    45/7 = 45 × 2/7 × 2 = 90/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/14 + 90/14 = 10 + 90/14 = 100/14
  5. 100/14 simplified gives 50/7
  6. So, 10/14 + 45/7 = 50/7
    In mixed form: 71/7

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