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Add 14/21 and 8/20

14/21 + 8/20 is 16/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 20 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 20 = 420,
    14/21 = 14 × 20/21 × 20 = 280/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    8/20 = 8 × 21/20 × 21 = 168/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/420 + 168/420 = 280 + 168/420 = 448/420
  5. 448/420 simplified gives 16/15
  6. So, 14/21 + 8/20 = 16/15
    In mixed form: 11/15

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