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Add 8/28 and 3/42

8/28 + 3/42 is 5/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    8/28 = 8 × 3/28 × 3 = 24/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    3/42 = 3 × 2/42 × 2 = 6/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/84 + 6/84 = 24 + 6/84 = 30/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/14

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