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Add 10/42 and 20/9

1st number: 10/42, 2nd number: 2 2/9

10/42 + 20/9 is 155/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    10/42 = 10 × 3/42 × 3 = 30/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    20/9 = 20 × 14/9 × 14 = 280/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/126 + 280/126 = 30 + 280/126 = 310/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 155/63
  6. In mixed form: 229/63

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