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Add 48/6 and 14/84

1st number: 8 0/6, 2nd number: 14/84

48/6 + 14/84 is 49/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    48/6 = 48 × 14/6 × 14 = 672/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    14/84 = 14 × 1/84 × 1 = 14/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/84 + 14/84 = 672 + 14/84 = 686/84
  5. 686/84 simplified gives 49/6
  6. So, 48/6 + 14/84 = 49/6
    In mixed form: 81/6

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