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Add 42/25 and 70/60

1st number: 1 17/25, 2nd number: 1 10/60

42/25 + 70/60 is 427/150.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 60 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    42/25 = 42 × 12/25 × 12 = 504/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    70/60 = 70 × 5/60 × 5 = 350/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/300 + 350/300 = 504 + 350/300 = 854/300
  5. 854/300 simplified gives 427/150
  6. So, 42/25 + 70/60 = 427/150
    In mixed form: 2127/150

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