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Add 80/42 and 54/24

1st number: 1 38/42, 2nd number: 2 6/24

80/42 + 54/24 is 349/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    80/42 = 80 × 4/42 × 4 = 320/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    54/24 = 54 × 7/24 × 7 = 378/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/168 + 378/168 = 320 + 378/168 = 698/168
  5. 698/168 simplified gives 349/84
  6. So, 80/42 + 54/24 = 349/84
    In mixed form: 413/84

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