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Add 3/42 and 27/7

1st number: 3/42, 2nd number: 3 6/7

3/42 + 27/7 is 55/14.

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,
    3/42 = 3 × 1/42 × 1 = 3/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    27/7 = 27 × 6/7 × 6 = 162/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/42 + 162/42 = 3 + 162/42 = 165/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/14
  6. In mixed form: 313/14

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