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Add 48/42 and 42/90

1st number: 1 6/42, 2nd number: 42/90

48/42 + 42/90 is 169/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 90 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    48/42 = 48 × 15/42 × 15 = 720/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,
    42/90 = 42 × 7/90 × 7 = 294/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/630 + 294/630 = 720 + 294/630 = 1014/630
  5. 1014/630 simplified gives 169/105
  6. So, 48/42 + 42/90 = 169/105
    In mixed form: 164/105

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