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Add 42/10 and 10/30

1st number: 4 2/10, 2nd number: 10/30

42/10 + 10/30 is 68/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    42/10 = 42 × 3/10 × 3 = 126/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    10/30 = 10 × 1/30 × 1 = 10/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/30 + 10/30 = 126 + 10/30 = 136/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 68/15
  6. In mixed form: 48/15

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