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Add 24/42 and 90/63

1st number: 24/42, 2nd number: 1 27/63

24/42 + 90/63 is 2/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 63 is 126

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    24/42 = 24 × 3/42 × 3 = 72/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    90/63 = 90 × 2/63 × 2 = 180/126
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    72/126 + 180/126 = 72 + 180/126 = 252/126
  5. 252/126 simplified gives 2/1
  6. So, 24/42 + 90/63 = 2/1

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