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Add 5/8 and 10/42

5/8 + 10/42 is 145/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 42 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    5/8 = 5 × 21/8 × 21 = 105/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    10/42 = 10 × 4/42 × 4 = 40/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/168 + 40/168 = 105 + 40/168 = 145/168

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