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Add 35/45 and 7/42

35/45 + 7/42 is 17/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 42 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    35/45 = 35 × 14/45 × 14 = 490/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    7/42 = 7 × 15/42 × 15 = 105/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/630 + 105/630 = 490 + 105/630 = 595/630
  5. 595/630 simplified gives 17/18
  6. So, 35/45 + 7/42 = 17/18

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