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Add 42/10 and 50/30

1st number: 4 2/10, 2nd number: 1 20/30

42/10 + 50/30 is 88/15.

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,
    50/30 = 50 × 1/30 × 1 = 50/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/30 + 50/30 = 126 + 50/30 = 176/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 88/15
  6. In mixed form: 513/15

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