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Add 7/42 and 8/25

7/42 + 8/25 is 73/150.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 25 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    7/42 = 7 × 25/42 × 25 = 175/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 42 = 1050,
    8/25 = 8 × 42/25 × 42 = 336/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/1050 + 336/1050 = 175 + 336/1050 = 511/1050
  5. 511/1050 simplified gives 73/150
  6. So, 7/42 + 8/25 = 73/150

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