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Add 54/28 and 42/10

1st number: 1 26/28, 2nd number: 4 2/10

54/28 + 42/10 is 429/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 10 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    54/28 = 54 × 5/28 × 5 = 270/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 14 = 140,
    42/10 = 42 × 14/10 × 14 = 588/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/140 + 588/140 = 270 + 588/140 = 858/140
  5. 858/140 simplified gives 429/70
  6. So, 54/28 + 42/10 = 429/70
    In mixed form: 69/70

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