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Add 42/2 and 14/35

1st number: 21 0/2, 2nd number: 14/35

42/2 + 14/35 is 107/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    42/2 = 42 × 35/2 × 35 = 1470/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    14/35 = 14 × 2/35 × 2 = 28/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/70 + 28/70 = 1470 + 28/70 = 1498/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 107/5
  6. In mixed form: 212/5

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