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Add 20/14 and 2/49

1st number: 1 6/14, 2nd number: 2/49

20/14 + 2/49 is 72/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 49 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 7 = 98,
    20/14 = 20 × 7/14 × 7 = 140/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    2/49 = 2 × 2/49 × 2 = 4/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/98 + 4/98 = 140 + 4/98 = 144/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 72/49
  6. In mixed form: 123/49

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