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Add 42/56 and 3/18

42/56 + 3/18 is 11/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 18 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    42/56 = 42 × 9/56 × 9 = 378/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    3/18 = 3 × 28/18 × 28 = 84/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/504 + 84/504 = 378 + 84/504 = 462/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/12

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