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Add 42/14 and 3/84

1st number: 3 0/14, 2nd number: 3/84

42/14 + 3/84 is 85/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    42/14 = 42 × 6/14 × 6 = 252/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    3/84 = 3 × 1/84 × 1 = 3/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/84 + 3/84 = 252 + 3/84 = 255/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/28
  6. In mixed form: 31/28

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