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Add 42/25 and 25/35

1st number: 1 17/25, 2nd number: 25/35

42/25 + 25/35 is 419/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 35 is 175
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,
    42/25 = 42 × 7/25 × 7 = 294/175
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 5 = 175,
    25/35 = 25 × 5/35 × 5 = 125/175
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/175 + 125/175 = 294 + 125/175 = 419/175
  5. In mixed form: 269/175

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