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Add 28/42 and 1/45

28/42 + 1/45 is 31/45.

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,
    28/42 = 28 × 15/42 × 15 = 420/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    1/45 = 1 × 14/45 × 14 = 14/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/630 + 14/630 = 420 + 14/630 = 434/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/45

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