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Add 6/42 and 20/18

1st number: 6/42, 2nd number: 1 2/18

6/42 + 20/18 is 79/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    6/42 = 6 × 3/42 × 3 = 18/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    20/18 = 20 × 7/18 × 7 = 140/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/126 + 140/126 = 18 + 140/126 = 158/126
  5. 158/126 simplified gives 79/63
  6. So, 6/42 + 20/18 = 79/63
    In mixed form: 116/63

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