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Add 14/4 and 70/42

1st number: 3 2/4, 2nd number: 1 28/42

14/4 + 70/42 is 31/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    14/4 = 14 × 21/4 × 21 = 294/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    70/42 = 70 × 2/42 × 2 = 140/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/84 + 140/84 = 294 + 140/84 = 434/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/6
  6. In mixed form: 51/6

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