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Add 42/14 and 10/6

1st number: 3 0/14, 2nd number: 1 4/6

42/14 + 10/6 is 14/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    42/14 = 42 × 3/14 × 3 = 126/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    10/6 = 10 × 7/6 × 7 = 70/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/42 + 70/42 = 126 + 70/42 = 196/42
  5. 196/42 simplified gives 14/3
  6. So, 42/14 + 10/6 = 14/3
    In mixed form: 42/3

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