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Add 8/3 and 18/14

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 1 4/14

8/3 + 18/14 is 83/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    8/3 = 8 × 14/3 × 14 = 112/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    18/14 = 18 × 3/14 × 3 = 54/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/42 + 54/42 = 112 + 54/42 = 166/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/21
  6. In mixed form: 320/21

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