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Add 30/25 and 84/42

1st number: 1 5/25, 2nd number: 2 0/42

30/25 + 84/42 is 16/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 42 = 1050,
    30/25 = 30 × 42/25 × 42 = 1260/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    84/42 = 84 × 25/42 × 25 = 2100/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/1050 + 2100/1050 = 1260 + 2100/1050 = 3360/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/5
  6. In mixed form: 31/5

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