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Add 4/10 and 42/7

1st number: 4/10, 2nd number: 6 0/7

4/10 + 42/7 is 32/5.

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,
    42/7 = 42 × 10/7 × 10 = 420/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/70 + 420/70 = 28 + 420/70 = 448/70
  5. 448/70 simplified gives 32/5
  6. So, 4/10 + 42/7 = 32/5
    In mixed form: 62/5

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