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Add 42/10 and 28/35

1st number: 4 2/10, 2nd number: 28/35

42/10 + 28/35 is 5/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 35 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 35 × 2 = 70,
    28/35 = 28 × 2/35 × 2 = 56/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/70 + 56/70 = 294 + 56/70 = 350/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/1

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