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Add 6/14 and 72/7

1st number: 6/14, 2nd number: 10 2/7

6/14 + 72/7 is 75/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 7 is 14

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    6/14 = 6 × 1/14 × 1 = 6/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    72/7 = 72 × 2/7 × 2 = 144/14
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    6/14 + 144/14 = 6 + 144/14 = 150/14
  5. 150/14 simplified gives 75/7
  6. So, 6/14 + 72/7 = 75/7
    In mixed form: 105/7

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