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Add 42/28 and 3/36

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 3/36

42/28 + 3/36 is 19/12.

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,
    3/36 = 3 × 7/36 × 7 = 21/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/252 + 21/252 = 378 + 21/252 = 399/252
  5. 399/252 simplified gives 19/12
  6. So, 42/28 + 3/36 = 19/12
    In mixed form: 17/12

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