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Add 14/28 and 6/42

14/28 + 6/42 is 9/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    14/28 = 14 × 3/28 × 3 = 42/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    6/42 = 6 × 2/42 × 2 = 12/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/84 + 12/84 = 42 + 12/84 = 54/84
  5. 54/84 simplified gives 9/14
  6. So, 14/28 + 6/42 = 9/14

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