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Add 49/15 and 7/42

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 7/42

49/15 + 7/42 is 103/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    49/15 = 49 × 14/15 × 14 = 686/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    7/42 = 7 × 5/42 × 5 = 35/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    686/210 + 35/210 = 686 + 35/210 = 721/210
  5. 721/210 simplified gives 103/30
  6. So, 49/15 + 7/42 = 103/30
    In mixed form: 313/30

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