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Add 4/3 and 5/14

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 5/14

4/3 + 5/14 is 71/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    4/3 = 4 × 14/3 × 14 = 56/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    5/14 = 5 × 3/14 × 3 = 15/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/42 + 15/42 = 56 + 15/42 = 71/42
  5. In mixed form: 129/42

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