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Add 3/35 and 8/42

3/35 + 8/42 is 29/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    3/35 = 3 × 6/35 × 6 = 18/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    8/42 = 8 × 5/42 × 5 = 40/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/210 + 40/210 = 18 + 40/210 = 58/210
  5. 58/210 simplified gives 29/105
  6. So, 3/35 + 8/42 = 29/105

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