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Add 21/42 and 21/30

21/42 + 21/30 is 6/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 30 is 210

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    21/42 = 21 × 5/42 × 5 = 105/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    21/30 = 21 × 7/30 × 7 = 147/210
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    105/210 + 147/210 = 105 + 147/210 = 252/210
  5. 252/210 simplified gives 6/5
  6. So, 21/42 + 21/30 = 6/5
    In mixed form: 11/5

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