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Add 42/6 and 15/84

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 15/84

42/6 + 15/84 is 201/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    42/6 = 42 × 14/6 × 14 = 588/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    15/84 = 15 × 1/84 × 1 = 15/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/84 + 15/84 = 588 + 15/84 = 603/84
  5. 603/84 simplified gives 201/28
  6. So, 42/6 + 15/84 = 201/28
    In mixed form: 75/28

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