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Add 20/14 and 2/10

1st number: 1 6/14, 2nd number: 2/10

20/14 + 2/10 is 57/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    20/14 = 20 × 5/14 × 5 = 100/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    2/10 = 2 × 7/10 × 7 = 14/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/70 + 14/70 = 100 + 14/70 = 114/70
  5. 114/70 simplified gives 57/35
  6. So, 20/14 + 2/10 = 57/35
    In mixed form: 122/35

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