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Add 3/4 and 1/42

3/4 + 1/42 is 65/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    3/4 = 3 × 21/4 × 21 = 63/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    1/42 = 1 × 2/42 × 2 = 2/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/84 + 2/84 = 63 + 2/84 = 65/84

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