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Add 60/42 and 35/16

1st number: 1 18/42, 2nd number: 2 3/16

60/42 + 35/16 is 405/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 16 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 8 = 336,
    60/42 = 60 × 8/42 × 8 = 480/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 21 = 336,
    35/16 = 35 × 21/16 × 21 = 735/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/336 + 735/336 = 480 + 735/336 = 1215/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 405/112
  6. In mixed form: 369/112

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