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Add 42/6 and 7/5

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 1 2/5

42/6 + 7/5 is 42/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    42/6 = 42 × 5/6 × 5 = 210/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    7/5 = 7 × 6/5 × 6 = 42/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/30 + 42/30 = 210 + 42/30 = 252/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 42/5
  6. In mixed form: 82/5

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