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Add 40/10 and 42/96

1st number: 4 0/10, 2nd number: 42/96

40/10 + 42/96 is 71/16.

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 48 = 480,
    40/10 = 40 × 48/10 × 48 = 1920/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    42/96 = 42 × 5/96 × 5 = 210/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1920/480 + 210/480 = 1920 + 210/480 = 2130/480
  5. 2130/480 simplified gives 71/16
  6. So, 40/10 + 42/96 = 71/16
    In mixed form: 47/16

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