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Add 10/42 and 1/6

10/42 + 1/6 is 17/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    10/42 = 10 × 1/42 × 1 = 10/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    1/6 = 1 × 7/6 × 7 = 7/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/42 + 7/42 = 10 + 7/42 = 17/42

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