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Add 36/10 and 84/42

1st number: 3 6/10, 2nd number: 2 0/42

36/10 + 84/42 is 28/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    36/10 = 36 × 21/10 × 21 = 756/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    84/42 = 84 × 5/42 × 5 = 420/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/210 + 420/210 = 756 + 420/210 = 1176/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 28/5
  6. In mixed form: 53/5

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