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Add 42/60 and 18/14

1st number: 42/60, 2nd number: 1 4/14

42/60 + 18/14 is 139/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 14 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    42/60 = 42 × 7/60 × 7 = 294/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    18/14 = 18 × 30/14 × 30 = 540/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/420 + 540/420 = 294 + 540/420 = 834/420
  5. 834/420 simplified gives 139/70
  6. So, 42/60 + 18/14 = 139/70
    In mixed form: 169/70

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