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Add 1/42 and 40/10

1st number: 1/42, 2nd number: 4 0/10

1/42 + 40/10 is 169/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 10 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    1/42 = 1 × 5/42 × 5 = 5/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    40/10 = 40 × 21/10 × 21 = 840/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/210 + 840/210 = 5 + 840/210 = 845/210
  5. 845/210 simplified gives 169/42
  6. So, 1/42 + 40/10 = 169/42
    In mixed form: 41/42

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