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Add 70/6 and 24/42

1st number: 11 4/6, 2nd number: 24/42

70/6 + 24/42 is 257/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    70/6 = 70 × 7/6 × 7 = 490/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    24/42 = 24 × 1/42 × 1 = 24/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/42 + 24/42 = 490 + 24/42 = 514/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 257/21
  6. In mixed form: 125/21

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