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Add 42/75 and 25/7

1st number: 42/75, 2nd number: 3 4/7

42/75 + 25/7 is 723/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 7 is 525
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 7 = 525,
    42/75 = 42 × 7/75 × 7 = 294/525
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 75 = 525,
    25/7 = 25 × 75/7 × 75 = 1875/525
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/525 + 1875/525 = 294 + 1875/525 = 2169/525
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 723/175
  6. In mixed form: 423/175

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