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Add 42/5 and 10/7

1st number: 8 2/5, 2nd number: 1 3/7

42/5 + 10/7 is 344/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    42/5 = 42 × 7/5 × 7 = 294/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    10/7 = 10 × 5/7 × 5 = 50/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/35 + 50/35 = 294 + 50/35 = 344/35
  5. In mixed form: 929/35

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