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Add 10/42 and 30/5

1st number: 10/42, 2nd number: 6 0/5

10/42 + 30/5 is 131/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 5 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    10/42 = 10 × 5/42 × 5 = 50/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    30/5 = 30 × 42/5 × 42 = 1260/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/210 + 1260/210 = 50 + 1260/210 = 1310/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/21
  6. In mixed form: 65/21

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