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Add 21/14 and 45/5

1st number: 1 7/14, 2nd number: 9 0/5

21/14 + 45/5 is 21/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 5 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    21/14 = 21 × 5/14 × 5 = 105/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    45/5 = 45 × 14/5 × 14 = 630/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/70 + 630/70 = 105 + 630/70 = 735/70
  5. 735/70 simplified gives 21/2
  6. So, 21/14 + 45/5 = 21/2
    In mixed form: 101/2

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