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Add 6/2 and 35/42

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 35/42

6/2 + 35/42 is 23/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 21 = 42,
    6/2 = 6 × 21/2 × 21 = 126/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    35/42 = 35 × 1/42 × 1 = 35/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/42 + 35/42 = 126 + 35/42 = 161/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/6
  6. In mixed form: 35/6

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