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Add 3/42 and 25/9

1st number: 3/42, 2nd number: 2 7/9

3/42 + 25/9 is 359/126.

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,
    3/42 = 3 × 3/42 × 3 = 9/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    25/9 = 25 × 14/9 × 14 = 350/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/126 + 350/126 = 9 + 350/126 = 359/126
  5. In mixed form: 2107/126

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