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Add 48/42 and 28/8

1st number: 1 6/42, 2nd number: 3 4/8

48/42 + 28/8 is 65/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    48/42 = 48 × 4/42 × 4 = 192/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    28/8 = 28 × 21/8 × 21 = 588/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/168 + 588/168 = 192 + 588/168 = 780/168
  5. 780/168 simplified gives 65/14
  6. So, 48/42 + 28/8 = 65/14
    In mixed form: 49/14

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