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Add 42/28 and 20/54

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 20/54

42/28 + 20/54 is 101/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 54 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 27 = 756,
    42/28 = 42 × 27/28 × 27 = 1134/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    20/54 = 20 × 14/54 × 14 = 280/756
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/756 + 280/756 = 1134 + 280/756 = 1414/756
  5. 1414/756 simplified gives 101/54
  6. So, 42/28 + 20/54 = 101/54
    In mixed form: 147/54

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