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Add 42/4 and 1/5

1st number: 10 2/4, 2nd number: 1/5

42/4 + 1/5 is 107/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    42/4 = 42 × 5/4 × 5 = 210/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    1/5 = 1 × 4/5 × 4 = 4/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/20 + 4/20 = 210 + 4/20 = 214/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 107/10
  6. In mixed form: 107/10

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