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Add 42/24 and 8/75

1st number: 1 18/24, 2nd number: 8/75

42/24 + 8/75 is 557/300.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 75 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 75 × 8 = 600,
    8/75 = 8 × 8/75 × 8 = 64/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/600 + 64/600 = 1050 + 64/600 = 1114/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 557/300
  6. In mixed form: 1257/300

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