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Add 42/5 and 4/42

1st number: 8 2/5, 2nd number: 4/42

42/5 + 4/42 is 892/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    42/5 = 42 × 42/5 × 42 = 1764/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    4/42 = 4 × 5/42 × 5 = 20/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1764/210 + 20/210 = 1764 + 20/210 = 1784/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 892/105
  6. In mixed form: 852/105

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