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Add 30/4 and 1/14

1st number: 7 2/4, 2nd number: 1/14

30/4 + 1/14 is 53/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 14 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    30/4 = 30 × 7/4 × 7 = 210/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    1/14 = 1 × 2/14 × 2 = 2/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/28 + 2/28 = 210 + 2/28 = 212/28
  5. 212/28 simplified gives 53/7
  6. So, 30/4 + 1/14 = 53/7
    In mixed form: 74/7

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