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Add 18/7 and 42/60

1st number: 2 4/7, 2nd number: 42/60

18/7 + 42/60 is 229/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    18/7 = 18 × 60/7 × 60 = 1080/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    42/60 = 42 × 7/60 × 7 = 294/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/420 + 294/420 = 1080 + 294/420 = 1374/420
  5. 1374/420 simplified gives 229/70
  6. So, 18/7 + 42/60 = 229/70
    In mixed form: 319/70

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