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Add 6/42 and 10/36

6/42 + 10/36 is 53/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 6 = 252,
    6/42 = 6 × 6/42 × 6 = 36/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    10/36 = 10 × 7/36 × 7 = 70/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/252 + 70/252 = 36 + 70/252 = 106/252
  5. 106/252 simplified gives 53/126
  6. So, 6/42 + 10/36 = 53/126

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