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Add 7/14 and 1/5

7/14 + 1/5 is 7/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 5 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    7/14 = 7 × 5/14 × 5 = 35/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    1/5 = 1 × 14/5 × 14 = 14/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/70 + 14/70 = 35 + 14/70 = 49/70
  5. 49/70 simplified gives 7/10
  6. So, 7/14 + 1/5 = 7/10

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