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Add 42/35 and 3/60

1st number: 1 7/35, 2nd number: 3/60

42/35 + 3/60 is 5/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    42/35 = 42 × 12/35 × 12 = 504/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    3/60 = 3 × 7/60 × 7 = 21/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/420 + 21/420 = 504 + 21/420 = 525/420
  5. 525/420 simplified gives 5/4
  6. So, 42/35 + 3/60 = 5/4
    In mixed form: 11/4

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