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Add 4/10 and 12/7

1st number: 4/10, 2nd number: 1 5/7

4/10 + 12/7 is 74/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 7 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    4/10 = 4 × 7/10 × 7 = 28/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    12/7 = 12 × 10/7 × 10 = 120/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/70 + 120/70 = 28 + 120/70 = 148/70
  5. 148/70 simplified gives 74/35
  6. So, 4/10 + 12/7 = 74/35
    In mixed form: 24/35

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