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Add 12/10 and 12/42

1st number: 1 2/10, 2nd number: 12/42

12/10 + 12/42 is 52/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    12/10 = 12 × 21/10 × 21 = 252/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    12/42 = 12 × 5/42 × 5 = 60/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/210 + 60/210 = 252 + 60/210 = 312/210
  5. 312/210 simplified gives 52/35
  6. So, 12/10 + 12/42 = 52/35
    In mixed form: 117/35

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