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Add 21/4 and 42/14

1st number: 5 1/4, 2nd number: 3 0/14

21/4 + 42/14 is 33/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 14 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    21/4 = 21 × 7/4 × 7 = 147/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    42/14 = 42 × 2/14 × 2 = 84/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/28 + 84/28 = 147 + 84/28 = 231/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/4
  6. In mixed form: 81/4

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