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Add 42/18 and 25/84

1st number: 2 6/18, 2nd number: 25/84

42/18 + 25/84 is 221/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    42/18 = 42 × 14/18 × 14 = 588/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    25/84 = 25 × 3/84 × 3 = 75/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/252 + 75/252 = 588 + 75/252 = 663/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 221/84
  6. In mixed form: 253/84

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