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Add 7/28 and 42/35

1st number: 7/28, 2nd number: 1 7/35

7/28 + 42/35 is 29/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    7/28 = 7 × 5/28 × 5 = 35/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    42/35 = 42 × 4/35 × 4 = 168/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/140 + 168/140 = 35 + 168/140 = 203/140
  5. 203/140 simplified gives 29/20
  6. So, 7/28 + 42/35 = 29/20
    In mixed form: 19/20

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