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Add 14/5 and 20/30

1st number: 2 4/5, 2nd number: 20/30

14/5 + 20/30 is 52/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    14/5 = 14 × 6/5 × 6 = 84/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    20/30 = 20 × 1/30 × 1 = 20/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/30 + 20/30 = 84 + 20/30 = 104/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 52/15
  6. In mixed form: 37/15

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