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Add 4/42 and 30/7

1st number: 4/42, 2nd number: 4 2/7

4/42 + 30/7 is 92/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    4/42 = 4 × 1/42 × 1 = 4/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    30/7 = 30 × 6/7 × 6 = 180/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/42 + 180/42 = 4 + 180/42 = 184/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 92/21
  6. In mixed form: 48/21

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