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Add 35/84 and 40/42

35/84 + 40/42 is 115/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    35/84 = 35 × 1/84 × 1 = 35/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    40/42 = 40 × 2/42 × 2 = 80/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/84 + 80/84 = 35 + 80/84 = 115/84
  5. So, 35/84 + 40/42 = 115/84
    In mixed form: 131/84

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