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Add 2/15 and 42/10

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

2/15 + 42/10 is 13/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    2/15 = 2 × 2/15 × 2 = 4/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    42/10 = 42 × 3/10 × 3 = 126/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/30 + 126/30 = 4 + 126/30 = 130/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/3
  6. In mixed form: 41/3

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