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Add 24/14 and 2/21

1st number: 1 10/14, 2nd number: 2/21

24/14 + 2/21 is 38/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    24/14 = 24 × 3/14 × 3 = 72/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    2/21 = 2 × 2/21 × 2 = 4/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/42 + 4/42 = 72 + 4/42 = 76/42
  5. 76/42 simplified gives 38/21
  6. So, 24/14 + 2/21 = 38/21
    In mixed form: 117/21

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