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Add 42/18 and 6/10

1st number: 2 6/18, 2nd number: 6/10

42/18 + 6/10 is 44/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    42/18 = 42 × 5/18 × 5 = 210/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    6/10 = 6 × 9/10 × 9 = 54/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/90 + 54/90 = 210 + 54/90 = 264/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/15
  6. In mixed form: 214/15

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