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Add 3/42 and 6/14

3/42 + 6/14 is 1/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 14 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 14 × 3 = 42,
    6/14 = 6 × 3/14 × 3 = 18/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/42 + 18/42 = 3 + 18/42 = 21/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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