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Add 16/28 and 14/6

1st number: 16/28, 2nd number: 2 2/6

16/28 + 14/6 is 61/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    16/28 = 16 × 3/28 × 3 = 48/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    14/6 = 14 × 14/6 × 14 = 196/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/84 + 196/84 = 48 + 196/84 = 244/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/21
  6. In mixed form: 219/21

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