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Add 2/5 and 16/14

1st number: 2/5, 2nd number: 1 2/14

2/5 + 16/14 is 54/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    2/5 = 2 × 14/5 × 14 = 28/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    16/14 = 16 × 5/14 × 5 = 80/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/70 + 80/70 = 28 + 80/70 = 108/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 54/35
  6. In mixed form: 119/35

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