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Add 35/42 and 60/54

1st number: 35/42, 2nd number: 1 6/54

35/42 + 60/54 is 35/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 54 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 9 = 378,
    35/42 = 35 × 9/42 × 9 = 315/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    60/54 = 60 × 7/54 × 7 = 420/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/378 + 420/378 = 315 + 420/378 = 735/378
  5. 735/378 simplified gives 35/18
  6. So, 35/42 + 60/54 = 35/18
    In mixed form: 117/18

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