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Add 36/60 and 42/4

1st number: 36/60, 2nd number: 10 2/4

36/60 + 42/4 is 111/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 4 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    36/60 = 36 × 1/60 × 1 = 36/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    42/4 = 42 × 15/4 × 15 = 630/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/60 + 630/60 = 36 + 630/60 = 666/60
  5. 666/60 simplified gives 111/10
  6. So, 36/60 + 42/4 = 111/10
    In mixed form: 111/10

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