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Add 14/6 and 40/27

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 1 13/27

14/6 + 40/27 is 103/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    14/6 = 14 × 9/6 × 9 = 126/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    40/27 = 40 × 2/27 × 2 = 80/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/54 + 80/54 = 126 + 80/54 = 206/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 103/27
  6. In mixed form: 322/27

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