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Add 42/14 and 2/25

1st number: 3 0/14, 2nd number: 2/25

42/14 + 2/25 is 77/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 25 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 25 = 350,
    42/14 = 42 × 25/14 × 25 = 1050/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 14 = 350,
    2/25 = 2 × 14/25 × 14 = 28/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/350 + 28/350 = 1050 + 28/350 = 1078/350
  5. 1078/350 simplified gives 77/25
  6. So, 42/14 + 2/25 = 77/25
    In mixed form: 32/25

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