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Add 27/36 and 10/42

27/36 + 10/42 is 83/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 42 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    27/36 = 27 × 7/36 × 7 = 189/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 6 = 252,
    10/42 = 10 × 6/42 × 6 = 60/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/252 + 60/252 = 189 + 60/252 = 249/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/84

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