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Add 14/56 and 6/42

14/56 + 6/42 is 11/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 42 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    14/56 = 14 × 3/56 × 3 = 42/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    6/42 = 6 × 4/42 × 4 = 24/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/168 + 24/168 = 42 + 24/168 = 66/168
  5. 66/168 simplified gives 11/28
  6. So, 14/56 + 6/42 = 11/28

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