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Add 18/42 and 60/16

1st number: 18/42, 2nd number: 3 12/16

18/42 + 60/16 is 117/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 16 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 8 = 336,
    18/42 = 18 × 8/42 × 8 = 144/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 21 = 336,
    60/16 = 60 × 21/16 × 21 = 1260/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/336 + 1260/336 = 144 + 1260/336 = 1404/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 117/28
  6. In mixed form: 45/28

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