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Add 6/14 and 84/60

1st number: 6/14, 2nd number: 1 24/60

6/14 + 84/60 is 64/35.

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,
    6/14 = 6 × 30/14 × 30 = 180/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    84/60 = 84 × 7/60 × 7 = 588/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/420 + 588/420 = 180 + 588/420 = 768/420
  5. 768/420 simplified gives 64/35
  6. So, 6/14 + 84/60 = 64/35
    In mixed form: 129/35

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