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Add 25/42 and 84/56

1st number: 25/42, 2nd number: 1 28/56

25/42 + 84/56 is 44/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    25/42 = 25 × 4/42 × 4 = 100/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    84/56 = 84 × 3/56 × 3 = 252/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/168 + 252/168 = 100 + 252/168 = 352/168
  5. 352/168 simplified gives 44/21
  6. So, 25/42 + 84/56 = 44/21
    In mixed form: 22/21

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