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Add 84/30 and 14/42

1st number: 2 24/30, 2nd number: 14/42

84/30 + 14/42 is 47/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    84/30 = 84 × 7/30 × 7 = 588/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    14/42 = 14 × 5/42 × 5 = 70/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/210 + 70/210 = 588 + 70/210 = 658/210
  5. 658/210 simplified gives 47/15
  6. So, 84/30 + 14/42 = 47/15
    In mixed form: 32/15

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