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Add 4/56 and 42/10

1st number: 4/56, 2nd number: 4 2/10

4/56 + 42/10 is 299/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 10 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    4/56 = 4 × 5/56 × 5 = 20/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    42/10 = 42 × 28/10 × 28 = 1176/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/280 + 1176/280 = 20 + 1176/280 = 1196/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 299/70
  6. In mixed form: 419/70

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