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Add 42/12 and 7/10

1st number: 3 6/12, 2nd number: 7/10

42/12 + 7/10 is 21/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 10 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    42/12 = 42 × 5/12 × 5 = 210/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    7/10 = 7 × 6/10 × 6 = 42/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/60 + 42/60 = 210 + 42/60 = 252/60
  5. 252/60 simplified gives 21/5
  6. So, 42/12 + 7/10 = 21/5
    In mixed form: 41/5

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