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Add 42/75 and 60/49

1st number: 42/75, 2nd number: 1 11/49

42/75 + 60/49 is 2186/1225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 49 is 3675

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 3675
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 49 = 3675,
    42/75 = 42 × 49/75 × 49 = 2058/3675
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 75 = 3675,
    60/49 = 60 × 75/49 × 75 = 4500/3675
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2058/3675 + 4500/3675 = 2058 + 4500/3675 = 6558/3675
  5. 6558/3675 simplified gives 2186/1225
  6. So, 42/75 + 60/49 = 2186/1225
    In mixed form: 1961/1225

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