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Add 15/42 and 24/10

1st number: 15/42, 2nd number: 2 4/10

15/42 + 24/10 is 193/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 10 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    15/42 = 15 × 5/42 × 5 = 75/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    24/10 = 24 × 21/10 × 21 = 504/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/210 + 504/210 = 75 + 504/210 = 579/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 193/70
  6. In mixed form: 253/70

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