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Add 42/6 and 25/84

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 25/84

42/6 + 25/84 is 613/84.

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,
    25/84 = 25 × 1/84 × 1 = 25/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/84 + 25/84 = 588 + 25/84 = 613/84
  5. In mixed form: 725/84

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