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Add 48/5 and 70/42

1st number: 9 3/5, 2nd number: 1 28/42

48/5 + 70/42 is 169/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    48/5 = 48 × 42/5 × 42 = 2016/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    70/42 = 70 × 5/42 × 5 = 350/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2016/210 + 350/210 = 2016 + 350/210 = 2366/210
  5. 2366/210 simplified gives 169/15
  6. So, 48/5 + 70/42 = 169/15
    In mixed form: 114/15

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