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Add 1/42 and 60/48

1st number: 1/42, 2nd number: 1 12/48

1/42 + 60/48 is 107/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 8 = 336,
    1/42 = 1 × 8/42 × 8 = 8/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    60/48 = 60 × 7/48 × 7 = 420/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/336 + 420/336 = 8 + 420/336 = 428/336
  5. 428/336 simplified gives 107/84
  6. So, 1/42 + 60/48 = 107/84
    In mixed form: 123/84

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