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Add 24/12 and 10/42

1st number: 2 0/12, 2nd number: 10/42

24/12 + 10/42 is 47/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    24/12 = 24 × 7/12 × 7 = 168/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    10/42 = 10 × 2/42 × 2 = 20/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/84 + 20/84 = 168 + 20/84 = 188/84
  5. 188/84 simplified gives 47/21
  6. So, 24/12 + 10/42 = 47/21
    In mixed form: 25/21

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