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Add 3/6 and 42/14

1st number: 3/6, 2nd number: 3 0/14

3/6 + 42/14 is 7/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    3/6 = 3 × 7/6 × 7 = 21/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    42/14 = 42 × 3/14 × 3 = 126/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/42 + 126/42 = 21 + 126/42 = 147/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/2
  6. In mixed form: 31/2

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