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Add 35/42 and 24/84

35/42 + 24/84 is 47/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    35/42 = 35 × 2/42 × 2 = 70/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    24/84 = 24 × 1/84 × 1 = 24/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/84 + 24/84 = 70 + 24/84 = 94/84
  5. 94/84 simplified gives 47/42
  6. So, 35/42 + 24/84 = 47/42
    In mixed form: 15/42

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