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Add 42/60 and 6/80

42/60 + 6/80 is 31/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    42/60 = 42 × 4/60 × 4 = 168/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    6/80 = 6 × 3/80 × 3 = 18/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/240 + 18/240 = 168 + 18/240 = 186/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/40

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