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Add 42/10 and 12/14

1st number: 4 2/10, 2nd number: 12/14

42/10 + 12/14 is 177/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    42/10 = 42 × 7/10 × 7 = 294/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    12/14 = 12 × 5/14 × 5 = 60/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/70 + 60/70 = 294 + 60/70 = 354/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 177/35
  6. In mixed form: 52/35

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