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Add 42/12 and 25/84

1st number: 3 6/12, 2nd number: 25/84

42/12 + 25/84 is 319/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    42/12 = 42 × 7/12 × 7 = 294/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    25/84 = 25 × 1/84 × 1 = 25/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/84 + 25/84 = 294 + 25/84 = 319/84
  5. In mixed form: 367/84

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