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Add 1/3 and 8/42

1/3 + 8/42 is 11/21.

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,
    8/42 = 8 × 1/42 × 1 = 8/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/42 + 8/42 = 14 + 8/42 = 22/42
  5. 22/42 simplified gives 11/21
  6. So, 1/3 + 8/42 = 11/21

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