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Add 45/42 and 60/12

1st number: 1 3/42, 2nd number: 5 0/12

45/42 + 60/12 is 85/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    45/42 = 45 × 2/42 × 2 = 90/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    60/12 = 60 × 7/12 × 7 = 420/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/84 + 420/84 = 90 + 420/84 = 510/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/14
  6. In mixed form: 61/14

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