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Add 25/3 and 42/7

1st number: 8 1/3, 2nd number: 6 0/7

25/3 + 42/7 is 43/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 7 is 21
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,
    25/3 = 25 × 7/3 × 7 = 175/21
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 3 = 21,
    42/7 = 42 × 3/7 × 3 = 126/21
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/21 + 126/21 = 175 + 126/21 = 301/21
  5. 301/21 simplified gives 43/3
  6. So, 25/3 + 42/7 = 43/3
    In mixed form: 141/3

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