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Add 42/60 and 7/54

42/60 + 7/54 is 112/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 54 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 9 = 540,
    42/60 = 42 × 9/60 × 9 = 378/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 10 = 540,
    7/54 = 7 × 10/54 × 10 = 70/540
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/540 + 70/540 = 378 + 70/540 = 448/540
  5. 448/540 simplified gives 112/135
  6. So, 42/60 + 7/54 = 112/135

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