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Add 42/6 and 48/18

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 2 12/18

42/6 + 48/18 is 29/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    42/6 = 42 × 3/6 × 3 = 126/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    48/18 = 48 × 1/18 × 1 = 48/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/18 + 48/18 = 126 + 48/18 = 174/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/3
  6. In mixed form: 92/3

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