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Add 10/42 and 3/18

10/42 + 3/18 is 17/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 18 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 18 × 7 = 126,
    3/18 = 3 × 7/18 × 7 = 21/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/126 + 21/126 = 30 + 21/126 = 51/126
  5. 51/126 simplified gives 17/42
  6. So, 10/42 + 3/18 = 17/42

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