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Add 1/10 and 42/9

1st number: 1/10, 2nd number: 4 6/9

1/10 + 42/9 is 143/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 9 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    1/10 = 1 × 9/10 × 9 = 9/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    42/9 = 42 × 10/9 × 10 = 420/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/90 + 420/90 = 9 + 420/90 = 429/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/30
  6. In mixed form: 423/30

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