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Add 49/15 and 5/42

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 5/42

49/15 + 5/42 is 237/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    49/15 = 49 × 14/15 × 14 = 686/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    5/42 = 5 × 5/42 × 5 = 25/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    686/210 + 25/210 = 686 + 25/210 = 711/210
  5. 711/210 simplified gives 237/70
  6. So, 49/15 + 5/42 = 237/70
    In mixed form: 327/70

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