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Add 18/14 and 42/30

1st number: 1 4/14, 2nd number: 1 12/30

18/14 + 42/30 is 94/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    18/14 = 18 × 15/14 × 15 = 270/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    42/30 = 42 × 7/30 × 7 = 294/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/210 + 294/210 = 270 + 294/210 = 564/210
  5. 564/210 simplified gives 94/35
  6. So, 18/14 + 42/30 = 94/35
    In mixed form: 224/35

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