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Add 10/14 and 9/7

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

10/14 + 9/7 is 2/1.

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,
    9/7 = 9 × 2/7 × 2 = 18/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/14 + 18/14 = 10 + 18/14 = 28/14
  5. 28/14 simplified gives 2/1
  6. So, 10/14 + 9/7 = 2/1

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