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Add 36/10 and 2/42

1st number: 3 6/10, 2nd number: 2/42

36/10 + 2/42 is 383/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    36/10 = 36 × 21/10 × 21 = 756/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    2/42 = 2 × 5/42 × 5 = 10/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/210 + 10/210 = 756 + 10/210 = 766/210
  5. 766/210 simplified gives 383/105
  6. So, 36/10 + 2/42 = 383/105
    In mixed form: 368/105

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