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Add 15/18 and 6/42

15/18 + 6/42 is 41/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 42 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    15/18 = 15 × 7/18 × 7 = 105/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    6/42 = 6 × 3/42 × 3 = 18/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/126 + 18/126 = 105 + 18/126 = 123/126
  5. 123/126 simplified gives 41/42
  6. So, 15/18 + 6/42 = 41/42

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