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Add 25/3 and 42/49

1st number: 8 1/3, 2nd number: 42/49

25/3 + 42/49 is 193/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    25/3 = 25 × 49/3 × 49 = 1225/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    42/49 = 42 × 3/49 × 3 = 126/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/147 + 126/147 = 1225 + 126/147 = 1351/147
  5. 1351/147 simplified gives 193/21
  6. So, 25/3 + 42/49 = 193/21
    In mixed form: 94/21

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