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Add 7/42 and 56/70

7/42 + 56/70 is 29/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    7/42 = 7 × 5/42 × 5 = 35/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    56/70 = 56 × 3/70 × 3 = 168/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/210 + 168/210 = 35 + 168/210 = 203/210
  5. 203/210 simplified gives 29/30
  6. So, 7/42 + 56/70 = 29/30

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