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Add 24/14 and 5/42

1st number: 1 10/14, 2nd number: 5/42

24/14 + 5/42 is 11/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 42 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 42 × 1 = 42,
    5/42 = 5 × 1/42 × 1 = 5/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/42 + 5/42 = 72 + 5/42 = 77/42
  5. 77/42 simplified gives 11/6
  6. So, 24/14 + 5/42 = 11/6
    In mixed form: 15/6

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