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Add 56/42 and 3/45

1st number: 1 14/42, 2nd number: 3/45

56/42 + 3/45 is 7/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 45 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    56/42 = 56 × 15/42 × 15 = 840/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    3/45 = 3 × 14/45 × 14 = 42/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/630 + 42/630 = 840 + 42/630 = 882/630
  5. 882/630 simplified gives 7/5
  6. So, 56/42 + 3/45 = 7/5
    In mixed form: 12/5

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