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Add 18/42 and 14/10

1st number: 18/42, 2nd number: 1 4/10

18/42 + 14/10 is 64/35.

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,
    18/42 = 18 × 5/42 × 5 = 90/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    14/10 = 14 × 21/10 × 21 = 294/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/210 + 294/210 = 90 + 294/210 = 384/210
  5. 384/210 simplified gives 64/35
  6. So, 18/42 + 14/10 = 64/35
    In mixed form: 129/35

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