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Add 6/42 and 6/30

6/42 + 6/30 is 12/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    6/42 = 6 × 5/42 × 5 = 30/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    6/30 = 6 × 7/30 × 7 = 42/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/210 + 42/210 = 30 + 42/210 = 72/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 12/35

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