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Add 4/3 and 2/42

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 2/42

4/3 + 2/42 is 29/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    4/3 = 4 × 14/3 × 14 = 56/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    2/42 = 2 × 1/42 × 1 = 2/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/42 + 2/42 = 56 + 2/42 = 58/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/21
  6. In mixed form: 18/21

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