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Add 1/3 and 1/42

1/3 + 1/42 is 5/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    1/3 = 1 × 14/3 × 14 = 14/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    1/42 = 1 × 1/42 × 1 = 1/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/42 + 1/42 = 14 + 1/42 = 15/42
  5. 15/42 simplified gives 5/14
  6. So, 1/3 + 1/42 = 5/14

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