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Add 10/6 and 2/42

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 2/42

10/6 + 2/42 is 12/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    10/6 = 10 × 7/6 × 7 = 70/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    2/42 = 2 × 1/42 × 1 = 2/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/42 + 2/42 = 70 + 2/42 = 72/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 12/7
  6. In mixed form: 15/7

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