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Add 4/42 and 3/36

4/42 + 3/36 is 5/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 6 = 252,
    4/42 = 4 × 6/42 × 6 = 24/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    3/36 = 3 × 7/36 × 7 = 21/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/252 + 21/252 = 24 + 21/252 = 45/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/28

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