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Add 72/14 and 14/10

1st number: 5 2/14, 2nd number: 1 4/10

72/14 + 14/10 is 229/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    72/14 = 72 × 5/14 × 5 = 360/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    14/10 = 14 × 7/10 × 7 = 98/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/70 + 98/70 = 360 + 98/70 = 458/70
  5. 458/70 simplified gives 229/35
  6. So, 72/14 + 14/10 = 229/35
    In mixed form: 619/35

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