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Add 20/14 and 20/84

1st number: 1 6/14, 2nd number: 20/84

20/14 + 20/84 is 5/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    20/14 = 20 × 6/14 × 6 = 120/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    20/84 = 20 × 1/84 × 1 = 20/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/84 + 20/84 = 120 + 20/84 = 140/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/3
  6. In mixed form: 12/3

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