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Add 10/75 and 42/9

1st number: 10/75, 2nd number: 4 6/9

10/75 + 42/9 is 24/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 9 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 3 = 225,
    10/75 = 10 × 3/75 × 3 = 30/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    42/9 = 42 × 25/9 × 25 = 1050/225
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/225 + 1050/225 = 30 + 1050/225 = 1080/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 24/5
  6. In mixed form: 44/5

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