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Add 7/3 and 42/28

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 1 14/28

7/3 + 42/28 is 23/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    7/3 = 7 × 28/3 × 28 = 196/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    42/28 = 42 × 3/28 × 3 = 126/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/84 + 126/84 = 196 + 126/84 = 322/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/6
  6. In mixed form: 35/6

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