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Add 16/14 and 56/81

1st number: 1 2/14, 2nd number: 56/81

16/14 + 56/81 is 1040/567.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 81 is 1134
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 81 = 1134,
    16/14 = 16 × 81/14 × 81 = 1296/1134
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 14 = 1134,
    56/81 = 56 × 14/81 × 14 = 784/1134
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1296/1134 + 784/1134 = 1296 + 784/1134 = 2080/1134
  5. 2080/1134 simplified gives 1040/567
  6. So, 16/14 + 56/81 = 1040/567
    In mixed form: 1473/567

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