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Add 8/3 and 63/14

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 4 7/14

8/3 + 63/14 is 43/6.

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,
    63/14 = 63 × 3/14 × 3 = 189/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/42 + 189/42 = 112 + 189/42 = 301/42
  5. 301/42 simplified gives 43/6
  6. So, 8/3 + 63/14 = 43/6
    In mixed form: 71/6

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