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Add 42/36 and 10/70

1st number: 1 6/36, 2nd number: 10/70

42/36 + 10/70 is 55/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 70 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    42/36 = 42 × 35/36 × 35 = 1470/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 18 = 1260,
    10/70 = 10 × 18/70 × 18 = 180/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/1260 + 180/1260 = 1470 + 180/1260 = 1650/1260
  5. 1650/1260 simplified gives 55/42
  6. So, 42/36 + 10/70 = 55/42
    In mixed form: 113/42

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