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Add 18/6 and 42/10

1st number: 3 0/6, 2nd number: 4 2/10

18/6 + 42/10 is 36/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    18/6 = 18 × 5/6 × 5 = 90/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    42/10 = 42 × 3/10 × 3 = 126/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/30 + 126/30 = 90 + 126/30 = 216/30
  5. 216/30 simplified gives 36/5
  6. So, 18/6 + 42/10 = 36/5
    In mixed form: 71/5

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