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Add 42/6 and 90/48

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 1 42/48

42/6 + 90/48 is 71/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    42/6 = 42 × 8/6 × 8 = 336/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    90/48 = 90 × 1/48 × 1 = 90/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/48 + 90/48 = 336 + 90/48 = 426/48
  5. 426/48 simplified gives 71/8
  6. So, 42/6 + 90/48 = 71/8
    In mixed form: 87/8

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