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Add 60/42 and 8/49

1st number: 1 18/42, 2nd number: 8/49

60/42 + 8/49 is 78/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    60/42 = 60 × 7/42 × 7 = 420/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    8/49 = 8 × 6/49 × 6 = 48/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/294 + 48/294 = 420 + 48/294 = 468/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 78/49
  6. In mixed form: 129/49

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