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Add 28/42 and 28/7

1st number: 28/42, 2nd number: 4 0/7

28/42 + 28/7 is 14/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    28/42 = 28 × 1/42 × 1 = 28/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    28/7 = 28 × 6/7 × 6 = 168/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/42 + 168/42 = 28 + 168/42 = 196/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/3
  6. In mixed form: 42/3

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