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Add 42/28 and 25/42

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 25/42

42/28 + 25/42 is 44/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    42/28 = 42 × 3/28 × 3 = 126/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    25/42 = 25 × 2/42 × 2 = 50/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/84 + 50/84 = 126 + 50/84 = 176/84
  5. 176/84 simplified gives 44/21
  6. So, 42/28 + 25/42 = 44/21
    In mixed form: 22/21

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