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Add 4/42 and 10/14

4/42 + 10/14 is 17/21.

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,
    4/42 = 4 × 1/42 × 1 = 4/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    10/14 = 10 × 3/14 × 3 = 30/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/42 + 30/42 = 4 + 30/42 = 34/42
  5. 34/42 simplified gives 17/21
  6. So, 4/42 + 10/14 = 17/21

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