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Add 42/10 and 70/60

1st number: 4 2/10, 2nd number: 1 10/60

42/10 + 70/60 is 161/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    42/10 = 42 × 6/10 × 6 = 252/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    70/60 = 70 × 1/60 × 1 = 70/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/60 + 70/60 = 252 + 70/60 = 322/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 161/30
  6. In mixed form: 511/30

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