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Add 42/4 and 18/7

1st number: 10 2/4, 2nd number: 2 4/7

42/4 + 18/7 is 183/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    42/4 = 42 × 7/4 × 7 = 294/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    18/7 = 18 × 4/7 × 4 = 72/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/28 + 72/28 = 294 + 72/28 = 366/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 183/14
  6. In mixed form: 131/14

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