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Add 16/4 and 14/42

1st number: 4 0/4, 2nd number: 14/42

16/4 + 14/42 is 13/3.

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,
    16/4 = 16 × 21/4 × 21 = 336/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    14/42 = 14 × 2/42 × 2 = 28/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/84 + 28/84 = 336 + 28/84 = 364/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/3
  6. In mixed form: 41/3

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