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Add 42/28 and 10/18

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 10/18

42/28 + 10/18 is 37/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    42/28 = 42 × 9/28 × 9 = 378/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    10/18 = 10 × 14/18 × 14 = 140/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/252 + 140/252 = 378 + 140/252 = 518/252
  5. 518/252 simplified gives 37/18
  6. So, 42/28 + 10/18 = 37/18
    In mixed form: 21/18

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