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Add 25/42 and 42/56

25/42 + 42/56 is 113/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    25/42 = 25 × 4/42 × 4 = 100/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    42/56 = 42 × 3/56 × 3 = 126/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/168 + 126/168 = 100 + 126/168 = 226/168
  5. 226/168 simplified gives 113/84
  6. So, 25/42 + 42/56 = 113/84
    In mixed form: 129/84

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