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Add 42/49 and 6/30

42/49 + 6/30 is 37/35.

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,
    6/30 = 6 × 49/30 × 49 = 294/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/1470 + 294/1470 = 1260 + 294/1470 = 1554/1470
  5. 1554/1470 simplified gives 37/35
  6. So, 42/49 + 6/30 = 37/35
    In mixed form: 12/35

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