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Add 1/42 and 90/16

1st number: 1/42, 2nd number: 5 10/16

1/42 + 90/16 is 949/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 16 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 16 × 21 = 336,
    90/16 = 90 × 21/16 × 21 = 1890/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/336 + 1890/336 = 8 + 1890/336 = 1898/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 949/168
  6. In mixed form: 5109/168

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