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Add 14/2 and 1/5

1st number: 7 0/2, 2nd number: 1/5

14/2 + 1/5 is 36/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 5 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    14/2 = 14 × 5/2 × 5 = 70/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    1/5 = 1 × 2/5 × 2 = 2/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/10 + 2/10 = 70 + 2/10 = 72/10
  5. 72/10 simplified gives 36/5
  6. So, 14/2 + 1/5 = 36/5
    In mixed form: 71/5

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