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Add 56/42 and 35/60

1st number: 1 14/42, 2nd number: 35/60

56/42 + 35/60 is 23/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    56/42 = 56 × 10/42 × 10 = 560/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    35/60 = 35 × 7/60 × 7 = 245/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/420 + 245/420 = 560 + 245/420 = 805/420
  5. 805/420 simplified gives 23/12
  6. So, 56/42 + 35/60 = 23/12
    In mixed form: 111/12

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