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Add 42/2 and 3/28

1st number: 21 0/2, 2nd number: 3/28

42/2 + 3/28 is 591/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    42/2 = 42 × 14/2 × 14 = 588/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    3/28 = 3 × 1/28 × 1 = 3/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/28 + 3/28 = 588 + 3/28 = 591/28
  5. In mixed form: 213/28

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