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Add 42/25 and 70/30

1st number: 1 17/25, 2nd number: 2 10/30

42/25 + 70/30 is 301/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    42/25 = 42 × 6/25 × 6 = 252/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    70/30 = 70 × 5/30 × 5 = 350/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/150 + 350/150 = 252 + 350/150 = 602/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 301/75
  6. In mixed form: 41/75

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