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Add 28/14 and 10/84

1st number: 2 0/14, 2nd number: 10/84

28/14 + 10/84 is 89/42.

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,
    28/14 = 28 × 6/14 × 6 = 168/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    10/84 = 10 × 1/84 × 1 = 10/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/84 + 10/84 = 168 + 10/84 = 178/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/42
  6. In mixed form: 25/42

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