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Add 42/2 and 25/18

1st number: 21 0/2, 2nd number: 1 7/18

42/2 + 25/18 is 403/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    42/2 = 42 × 9/2 × 9 = 378/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    25/18 = 25 × 1/18 × 1 = 25/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/18 + 25/18 = 378 + 25/18 = 403/18
  5. So, 42/2 + 25/18 = 403/18
    In mixed form: 227/18

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