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Add 24/42 and 3/45

24/42 + 3/45 is 67/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 45 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    24/42 = 24 × 15/42 × 15 = 360/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    3/45 = 3 × 14/45 × 14 = 42/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/630 + 42/630 = 360 + 42/630 = 402/630
  5. 402/630 simplified gives 67/105
  6. So, 24/42 + 3/45 = 67/105

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