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Add 5/14 and 6/3

1st number: 5/14, 2nd number: 2 0/3

5/14 + 6/3 is 33/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 3 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    5/14 = 5 × 3/14 × 3 = 15/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    6/3 = 6 × 14/3 × 14 = 84/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/42 + 84/42 = 15 + 84/42 = 99/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/14
  6. In mixed form: 25/14

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