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Add 14/42 and 30/27

1st number: 14/42, 2nd number: 1 3/27

14/42 + 30/27 is 13/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 27 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 9 = 378,
    14/42 = 14 × 9/42 × 9 = 126/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 14 = 378,
    30/27 = 30 × 14/27 × 14 = 420/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/378 + 420/378 = 126 + 420/378 = 546/378
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/9
  6. In mixed form: 14/9

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