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Add 14/36 and 42/30

1st number: 14/36, 2nd number: 1 12/30

14/36 + 42/30 is 161/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 30 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    14/36 = 14 × 5/36 × 5 = 70/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 6 = 180,
    42/30 = 42 × 6/30 × 6 = 252/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/180 + 252/180 = 70 + 252/180 = 322/180
  5. 322/180 simplified gives 161/90
  6. So, 14/36 + 42/30 = 161/90
    In mixed form: 171/90

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