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Add 3/14 and 2/60

3/14 + 2/60 is 26/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    3/14 = 3 × 30/14 × 30 = 90/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    2/60 = 2 × 7/60 × 7 = 14/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/420 + 14/420 = 90 + 14/420 = 104/420
  5. 104/420 simplified gives 26/105
  6. So, 3/14 + 2/60 = 26/105

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