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Add 90/42 and 10/24

1st number: 2 6/42, 2nd number: 10/24

90/42 + 10/24 is 215/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    90/42 = 90 × 4/42 × 4 = 360/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    10/24 = 10 × 7/24 × 7 = 70/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/168 + 70/168 = 360 + 70/168 = 430/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 215/84
  6. In mixed form: 247/84

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