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Add 10/56 and 2/42

10/56 + 2/42 is 19/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 42 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    10/56 = 10 × 3/56 × 3 = 30/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    2/42 = 2 × 4/42 × 4 = 8/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/168 + 8/168 = 30 + 8/168 = 38/168
  5. 38/168 simplified gives 19/84
  6. So, 10/56 + 2/42 = 19/84

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