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Add 42/35 and 9/30

1st number: 1 7/35, 2nd number: 9/30

42/35 + 9/30 is 3/2.

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,
    9/30 = 9 × 7/30 × 7 = 63/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/210 + 63/210 = 252 + 63/210 = 315/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/2
  6. In mixed form: 11/2

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