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Add 7/14 and 8/3

1st number: 7/14, 2nd number: 2 2/3

7/14 + 8/3 is 19/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 3 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    7/14 = 7 × 3/14 × 3 = 21/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    8/3 = 8 × 14/3 × 14 = 112/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/42 + 112/42 = 21 + 112/42 = 133/42
  5. 133/42 simplified gives 19/6
  6. So, 7/14 + 8/3 = 19/6
    In mixed form: 31/6

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