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Add 56/42 and 84/27

1st number: 1 14/42, 2nd number: 3 3/27

56/42 + 84/27 is 40/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 27 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 9 = 378,
    56/42 = 56 × 9/42 × 9 = 504/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 14 = 378,
    84/27 = 84 × 14/27 × 14 = 1176/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/378 + 1176/378 = 504 + 1176/378 = 1680/378
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 40/9
  6. In mixed form: 44/9

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