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Add 42/12 and 18/25

1st number: 3 6/12, 2nd number: 18/25

42/12 + 18/25 is 211/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 25 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    42/12 = 42 × 25/12 × 25 = 1050/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    18/25 = 18 × 12/25 × 12 = 216/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/300 + 216/300 = 1050 + 216/300 = 1266/300
  5. 1266/300 simplified gives 211/50
  6. So, 42/12 + 18/25 = 211/50
    In mixed form: 411/50

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