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Add 14/6 and 90/56

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 1 34/56

14/6 + 90/56 is 331/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    14/6 = 14 × 28/6 × 28 = 392/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    90/56 = 90 × 3/56 × 3 = 270/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/168 + 270/168 = 392 + 270/168 = 662/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 331/84
  6. In mixed form: 379/84

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