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Add 35/15 and 7/42

1st number: 2 5/15, 2nd number: 7/42

35/15 + 7/42 is 5/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    35/15 = 35 × 14/15 × 14 = 490/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    7/42 = 7 × 5/42 × 5 = 35/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/210 + 35/210 = 490 + 35/210 = 525/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/2
  6. In mixed form: 21/2

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