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Add 5/14 and 21/60

5/14 + 21/60 is 99/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    5/14 = 5 × 30/14 × 30 = 150/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    21/60 = 21 × 7/60 × 7 = 147/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/420 + 147/420 = 150 + 147/420 = 297/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 99/140

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