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Add 12/42 and 10/49

12/42 + 10/49 is 24/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    12/42 = 12 × 7/42 × 7 = 84/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    10/49 = 10 × 6/49 × 6 = 60/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/294 + 60/294 = 84 + 60/294 = 144/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 24/49

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