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Add 1/10 and 56/42

1st number: 1/10, 2nd number: 1 14/42

1/10 + 56/42 is 43/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    1/10 = 1 × 21/10 × 21 = 21/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    56/42 = 56 × 5/42 × 5 = 280/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/210 + 280/210 = 21 + 280/210 = 301/210
  5. 301/210 simplified gives 43/30
  6. So, 1/10 + 56/42 = 43/30
    In mixed form: 113/30

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