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Add 10/36 and 42/6

1st number: 10/36, 2nd number: 7 0/6

10/36 + 42/6 is 131/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 6 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    10/36 = 10 × 1/36 × 1 = 10/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 6 = 36,
    42/6 = 42 × 6/6 × 6 = 252/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/36 + 252/36 = 10 + 252/36 = 262/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/18
  6. In mixed form: 75/18

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