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Add 2/42 and 15/9

1st number: 2/42, 2nd number: 1 6/9

2/42 + 15/9 is 12/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    2/42 = 2 × 3/42 × 3 = 6/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    15/9 = 15 × 14/9 × 14 = 210/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/126 + 210/126 = 6 + 210/126 = 216/126
  5. 216/126 simplified gives 12/7
  6. So, 2/42 + 15/9 = 12/7
    In mixed form: 15/7

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