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Add 2/14 and 8/3

1st number: 2/14, 2nd number: 2 2/3

2/14 + 8/3 is 59/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 3 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    2/14 = 2 × 3/14 × 3 = 6/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    8/3 = 8 × 14/3 × 14 = 112/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/42 + 112/42 = 6 + 112/42 = 118/42
  5. 118/42 simplified gives 59/21
  6. So, 2/14 + 8/3 = 59/21
    In mixed form: 217/21

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