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Add 1/42 and 28/18

1st number: 1/42, 2nd number: 1 10/18

1/42 + 28/18 is 199/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    1/42 = 1 × 3/42 × 3 = 3/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    28/18 = 28 × 7/18 × 7 = 196/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/126 + 196/126 = 3 + 196/126 = 199/126
  5. In mixed form: 173/126

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