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Add 42/14 and 6/60

1st number: 3 0/14, 2nd number: 6/60

42/14 + 6/60 is 31/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    42/14 = 42 × 30/14 × 30 = 1260/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    6/60 = 6 × 7/60 × 7 = 42/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/420 + 42/420 = 1260 + 42/420 = 1302/420
  5. 1302/420 simplified gives 31/10
  6. So, 42/14 + 6/60 = 31/10
    In mixed form: 31/10

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