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Add 48/2 and 14/21

1st number: 24 0/2, 2nd number: 14/21

48/2 + 14/21 is 74/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 21 = 42,
    48/2 = 48 × 21/2 × 21 = 1008/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    14/21 = 14 × 2/21 × 2 = 28/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/42 + 28/42 = 1008 + 28/42 = 1036/42
  5. 1036/42 simplified gives 74/3
  6. So, 48/2 + 14/21 = 74/3
    In mixed form: 242/3

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