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Add 42/35 and 18/30

1st number: 1 7/35, 2nd number: 18/30

42/35 + 18/30 is 9/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    42/35 = 42 × 6/35 × 6 = 252/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    18/30 = 18 × 7/30 × 7 = 126/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/210 + 126/210 = 252 + 126/210 = 378/210
  5. 378/210 simplified gives 9/5
  6. So, 42/35 + 18/30 = 9/5
    In mixed form: 14/5

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