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Add 42/6 and 24/45

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 24/45

42/6 + 24/45 is 113/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    42/6 = 42 × 15/6 × 15 = 630/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    24/45 = 24 × 2/45 × 2 = 48/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/90 + 48/90 = 630 + 48/90 = 678/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 113/15
  6. In mixed form: 78/15

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