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Add 42/49 and 5/30

42/49 + 5/30 is 43/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    42/49 = 42 × 30/49 × 30 = 1260/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    5/30 = 5 × 49/30 × 49 = 245/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/1470 + 245/1470 = 1260 + 245/1470 = 1505/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/42
  6. In mixed form: 11/42

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