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Add 4/42 and 7/5

1st number: 4/42, 2nd number: 1 2/5

4/42 + 7/5 is 157/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 5 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    4/42 = 4 × 5/42 × 5 = 20/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    7/5 = 7 × 42/5 × 42 = 294/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/210 + 294/210 = 20 + 294/210 = 314/210
  5. 314/210 simplified gives 157/105
  6. So, 4/42 + 7/5 = 157/105
    In mixed form: 152/105

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