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Add 56/14 and 60/84

1st number: 4 0/14, 2nd number: 60/84

56/14 + 60/84 is 33/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    56/14 = 56 × 6/14 × 6 = 336/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    60/84 = 60 × 1/84 × 1 = 60/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/84 + 60/84 = 336 + 60/84 = 396/84
  5. 396/84 simplified gives 33/7
  6. So, 56/14 + 60/84 = 33/7
    In mixed form: 45/7

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