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Add 35/6 and 8/42

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

35/6 + 8/42 is 253/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    35/6 = 35 × 7/6 × 7 = 245/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    8/42 = 8 × 1/42 × 1 = 8/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/42 + 8/42 = 245 + 8/42 = 253/42
  5. In mixed form: 61/42

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