Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 25/42 and 5/9

25/42 + 5/9 is 145/126.

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,
    25/42 = 25 × 3/42 × 3 = 75/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    5/9 = 5 × 14/9 × 14 = 70/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/126 + 70/126 = 75 + 70/126 = 145/126
  5. In mixed form: 119/126

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com