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Add 60/42 and 6/30

1st number: 1 18/42, 2nd number: 6/30

60/42 + 6/30 is 57/35.

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,
    60/42 = 60 × 5/42 × 5 = 300/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    6/30 = 6 × 7/30 × 7 = 42/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/210 + 42/210 = 300 + 42/210 = 342/210
  5. 342/210 simplified gives 57/35
  6. So, 60/42 + 6/30 = 57/35
    In mixed form: 122/35

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