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Add 40/84 and 42/6

1st number: 40/84, 2nd number: 7 0/6

40/84 + 42/6 is 157/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    40/84 = 40 × 1/84 × 1 = 40/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    42/6 = 42 × 14/6 × 14 = 588/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/84 + 588/84 = 40 + 588/84 = 628/84
  5. 628/84 simplified gives 157/21
  6. So, 40/84 + 42/6 = 157/21
    In mixed form: 710/21

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