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Add 30/5 and 8/42

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 8/42

30/5 + 8/42 is 130/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    30/5 = 30 × 42/5 × 42 = 1260/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    8/42 = 8 × 5/42 × 5 = 40/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/210 + 40/210 = 1260 + 40/210 = 1300/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 130/21
  6. In mixed form: 64/21

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