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Add 42/36 and 42/10

1st number: 1 6/36, 2nd number: 4 2/10

42/36 + 42/10 is 161/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 10 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    42/36 = 42 × 5/36 × 5 = 210/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 18 = 180,
    42/10 = 42 × 18/10 × 18 = 756/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/180 + 756/180 = 210 + 756/180 = 966/180
  5. 966/180 simplified gives 161/30
  6. So, 42/36 + 42/10 = 161/30
    In mixed form: 511/30

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