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Add 10/42 and 50/5

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

10/42 + 50/5 is 215/21.

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,
    50/5 = 50 × 42/5 × 42 = 2100/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/210 + 2100/210 = 50 + 2100/210 = 2150/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 215/21
  6. In mixed form: 105/21

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