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Add 4/42 and 84/60

1st number: 4/42, 2nd number: 1 24/60

4/42 + 84/60 is 157/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    4/42 = 4 × 10/42 × 10 = 40/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    84/60 = 84 × 7/60 × 7 = 588/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/420 + 588/420 = 40 + 588/420 = 628/420
  5. 628/420 simplified gives 157/105
  6. So, 4/42 + 84/60 = 157/105
    In mixed form: 152/105

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