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Add 4/42 and 75/54

1st number: 4/42, 2nd number: 1 21/54

4/42 + 75/54 is 187/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 54 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 9 = 378,
    4/42 = 4 × 9/42 × 9 = 36/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    75/54 = 75 × 7/54 × 7 = 525/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/378 + 525/378 = 36 + 525/378 = 561/378
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/126
  6. In mixed form: 161/126

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