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Add 7/42 and 8/7

1st number: 7/42, 2nd number: 1 1/7

7/42 + 8/7 is 55/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    7/42 = 7 × 1/42 × 1 = 7/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    8/7 = 8 × 6/7 × 6 = 48/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/42 + 48/42 = 7 + 48/42 = 55/42
  5. In mixed form: 113/42

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