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Add 8/42 and 42/60

8/42 + 42/60 is 187/210.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    8/42 = 8 × 10/42 × 10 = 80/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    42/60 = 42 × 7/60 × 7 = 294/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/420 + 294/420 = 80 + 294/420 = 374/420
  5. 374/420 simplified gives 187/210
  6. So, 8/42 + 42/60 = 187/210

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