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Add 56/42 and 4/14

1st number: 1 14/42, 2nd number: 4/14

56/42 + 4/14 is 34/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    56/42 = 56 × 1/42 × 1 = 56/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    4/14 = 4 × 3/14 × 3 = 12/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/42 + 12/42 = 56 + 12/42 = 68/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/21
  6. In mixed form: 113/21

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