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Add 24/42 and 10/14

24/42 + 10/14 is 9/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    24/42 = 24 × 1/42 × 1 = 24/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    10/14 = 10 × 3/14 × 3 = 30/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/42 + 30/42 = 24 + 30/42 = 54/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/7
  6. In mixed form: 12/7

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