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Add 12/42 and 10/7

1st number: 12/42, 2nd number: 1 3/7

12/42 + 10/7 is 12/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    12/42 = 12 × 1/42 × 1 = 12/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    10/7 = 10 × 6/7 × 6 = 60/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/42 + 60/42 = 12 + 60/42 = 72/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 12/7
  6. In mixed form: 15/7

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