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Add 36/49 and 42/54

36/49 + 42/54 is 667/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 54 is 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 54 = 2646,
    36/49 = 36 × 54/49 × 54 = 1944/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 49 = 2646,
    42/54 = 42 × 49/54 × 49 = 2058/2646
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1944/2646 + 2058/2646 = 1944 + 2058/2646 = 4002/2646
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 667/441
  6. In mixed form: 1226/441

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