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Add 1/42 and 56/10

1st number: 1/42, 2nd number: 5 6/10

1/42 + 56/10 is 1181/210.

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,
    56/10 = 56 × 21/10 × 21 = 1176/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/210 + 1176/210 = 5 + 1176/210 = 1181/210
  5. In mixed form: 5131/210

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