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Add 21/42 and 54/14

1st number: 21/42, 2nd number: 3 12/14

21/42 + 54/14 is 61/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    21/42 = 21 × 1/42 × 1 = 21/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    54/14 = 54 × 3/14 × 3 = 162/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/42 + 162/42 = 21 + 162/42 = 183/42
  5. 183/42 simplified gives 61/14
  6. So, 21/42 + 54/14 = 61/14
    In mixed form: 45/14

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