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Add 42/14 and 1/4

1st number: 3 0/14, 2nd number: 1/4

42/14 + 1/4 is 13/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 4 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    42/14 = 42 × 2/14 × 2 = 84/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    1/4 = 1 × 7/4 × 7 = 7/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/28 + 7/28 = 84 + 7/28 = 91/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/4
  6. In mixed form: 31/4

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