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Add 42/75 and 2/9

42/75 + 2/9 is 176/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 9 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 3 = 225,
    42/75 = 42 × 3/75 × 3 = 126/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    2/9 = 2 × 25/9 × 25 = 50/225
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/225 + 50/225 = 126 + 50/225 = 176/225
  5. So, 42/75 + 2/9 = 176/225

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