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Add 42/6 and 14/10

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 1 4/10

42/6 + 14/10 is 42/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    42/6 = 42 × 5/6 × 5 = 210/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    14/10 = 14 × 3/10 × 3 = 42/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/30 + 42/30 = 210 + 42/30 = 252/30
  5. 252/30 simplified gives 42/5
  6. So, 42/6 + 14/10 = 42/5
    In mixed form: 82/5

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