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Add 2/42 and 24/10

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

2/42 + 24/10 is 257/105.

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,
    2/42 = 2 × 5/42 × 5 = 10/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    24/10 = 24 × 21/10 × 21 = 504/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/210 + 504/210 = 10 + 504/210 = 514/210
  5. 514/210 simplified gives 257/105
  6. So, 2/42 + 24/10 = 257/105
    In mixed form: 247/105

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