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Add 24/14 and 84/40

1st number: 1 10/14, 2nd number: 2 4/40

24/14 + 84/40 is 267/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    24/14 = 24 × 20/14 × 20 = 480/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    84/40 = 84 × 7/40 × 7 = 588/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/280 + 588/280 = 480 + 588/280 = 1068/280
  5. 1068/280 simplified gives 267/70
  6. So, 24/14 + 84/40 = 267/70
    In mixed form: 357/70

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