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Add 6/20 and 9/14

6/20 + 9/14 is 33/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 14 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    6/20 = 6 × 7/20 × 7 = 42/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 10 = 140,
    9/14 = 9 × 10/14 × 10 = 90/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/140 + 90/140 = 42 + 90/140 = 132/140
  5. 132/140 simplified gives 33/35
  6. So, 6/20 + 9/14 = 33/35

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