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Add 4/42 and 84/10

1st number: 4/42, 2nd number: 8 4/10

4/42 + 84/10 is 892/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 10 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    4/42 = 4 × 5/42 × 5 = 20/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    84/10 = 84 × 21/10 × 21 = 1764/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/210 + 1764/210 = 20 + 1764/210 = 1784/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 892/105
  6. In mixed form: 852/105

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