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Add 35/6 and 24/42

1st number: 5 5/6, 2nd number: 24/42

35/6 + 24/42 is 269/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    35/6 = 35 × 7/6 × 7 = 245/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    24/42 = 24 × 1/42 × 1 = 24/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/42 + 24/42 = 245 + 24/42 = 269/42
  5. In mixed form: 617/42

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