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Add 42/24 and 45/25

1st number: 1 18/24, 2nd number: 1 20/25

42/24 + 45/25 is 71/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 25 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    42/24 = 42 × 25/24 × 25 = 1050/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 24 = 600,
    45/25 = 45 × 24/25 × 24 = 1080/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/600 + 1080/600 = 1050 + 1080/600 = 2130/600
  5. 2130/600 simplified gives 71/20
  6. So, 42/24 + 45/25 = 71/20
    In mixed form: 311/20

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