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Add 42/60 and 9/25

42/60 + 9/25 is 53/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 25 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    42/60 = 42 × 5/60 × 5 = 210/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    9/25 = 9 × 12/25 × 12 = 108/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/300 + 108/300 = 210 + 108/300 = 318/300
  5. 318/300 simplified gives 53/50
  6. So, 42/60 + 9/25 = 53/50
    In mixed form: 13/50

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