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Add 42/4 and 8/10

1st number: 10 2/4, 2nd number: 8/10

42/4 + 8/10 is 113/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 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 10 × 2 = 20,
    8/10 = 8 × 2/10 × 2 = 16/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/20 + 16/20 = 210 + 16/20 = 226/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 113/10
  6. In mixed form: 113/10

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