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Add 6/28 and 27/42

6/28 + 27/42 is 6/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    6/28 = 6 × 3/28 × 3 = 18/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    27/42 = 27 × 2/42 × 2 = 54/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/84 + 54/84 = 18 + 54/84 = 72/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 6/7

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