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Add 25/36 and 42/48

25/36 + 42/48 is 113/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    25/36 = 25 × 4/36 × 4 = 100/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    42/48 = 42 × 3/48 × 3 = 126/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/144 + 126/144 = 100 + 126/144 = 226/144
  5. 226/144 simplified gives 113/72
  6. So, 25/36 + 42/48 = 113/72
    In mixed form: 141/72

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