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Add 6/42 and 15/10

1st number: 6/42, 2nd number: 1 5/10

6/42 + 15/10 is 23/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 10 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    6/42 = 6 × 5/42 × 5 = 30/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    15/10 = 15 × 21/10 × 21 = 315/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/210 + 315/210 = 30 + 315/210 = 345/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/14
  6. In mixed form: 19/14

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