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Add 3/14 and 3/8

3/14 + 3/8 is 33/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    3/14 = 3 × 4/14 × 4 = 12/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    3/8 = 3 × 7/8 × 7 = 21/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/56 + 21/56 = 12 + 21/56 = 33/56

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