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Add 10/9 and 42/63

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 42/63

10/9 + 42/63 is 16/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    10/9 = 10 × 7/9 × 7 = 70/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    42/63 = 42 × 1/63 × 1 = 42/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/63 + 42/63 = 70 + 42/63 = 112/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/9
  6. In mixed form: 17/9

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