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Add 8/14 and 6/3

1st number: 8/14, 2nd number: 2 0/3

8/14 + 6/3 is 18/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 3 is 42

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    8/14 = 8 × 3/14 × 3 = 24/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    6/3 = 6 × 14/3 × 14 = 84/42
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    24/42 + 84/42 = 24 + 84/42 = 108/42
  5. 108/42 simplified gives 18/7
  6. So, 8/14 + 6/3 = 18/7
    In mixed form: 24/7

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