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Add 21/5 and 2/42

1st number: 4 1/5, 2nd number: 2/42

21/5 + 2/42 is 446/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    21/5 = 21 × 42/5 × 42 = 882/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    2/42 = 2 × 5/42 × 5 = 10/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    882/210 + 10/210 = 882 + 10/210 = 892/210
  5. 892/210 simplified gives 446/105
  6. So, 21/5 + 2/42 = 446/105
    In mixed form: 426/105

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