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Add 42/28 and 1/36

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 1/36

42/28 + 1/36 is 55/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    42/28 = 42 × 9/28 × 9 = 378/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    1/36 = 1 × 7/36 × 7 = 7/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/252 + 7/252 = 378 + 7/252 = 385/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/36
  6. In mixed form: 119/36

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