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Add 84/14 and 5/40

1st number: 6 0/14, 2nd number: 5/40

84/14 + 5/40 is 49/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    84/14 = 84 × 20/14 × 20 = 1680/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    5/40 = 5 × 7/40 × 7 = 35/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1680/280 + 35/280 = 1680 + 35/280 = 1715/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/8
  6. In mixed form: 61/8

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