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Add 42/84 and 1/36

42/84 + 1/36 is 19/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    42/84 = 42 × 3/84 × 3 = 126/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    1/36 = 1 × 7/36 × 7 = 7/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/252 + 7/252 = 126 + 7/252 = 133/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/36

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