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Add 14/21 and 9/8

1st number: 14/21, 2nd number: 1 1/8

14/21 + 9/8 is 43/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    14/21 = 14 × 8/21 × 8 = 112/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    9/8 = 9 × 21/8 × 21 = 189/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/168 + 189/168 = 112 + 189/168 = 301/168
  5. 301/168 simplified gives 43/24
  6. So, 14/21 + 9/8 = 43/24
    In mixed form: 119/24

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