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Add 42/54 and 63/4

1st number: 42/54, 2nd number: 15 3/4

42/54 + 63/4 is 595/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 4 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    42/54 = 42 × 2/54 × 2 = 84/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    63/4 = 63 × 27/4 × 27 = 1701/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/108 + 1701/108 = 84 + 1701/108 = 1785/108
  5. 1785/108 simplified gives 595/36
  6. So, 42/54 + 63/4 = 595/36
    In mixed form: 1619/36

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