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Add 49/45 and 1/42

1st number: 1 4/45, 2nd number: 1/42

49/45 + 1/42 is 701/630.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 42 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    49/45 = 49 × 14/45 × 14 = 686/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    1/42 = 1 × 15/42 × 15 = 15/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    686/630 + 15/630 = 686 + 15/630 = 701/630
  5. So, 49/45 + 1/42 = 701/630
    In mixed form: 171/630

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