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Add 7/42 and 63/21

1st number: 7/42, 2nd number: 3 0/21

7/42 + 63/21 is 19/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    7/42 = 7 × 1/42 × 1 = 7/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    63/21 = 63 × 2/21 × 2 = 126/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/42 + 126/42 = 7 + 126/42 = 133/42
  5. 133/42 simplified gives 19/6
  6. So, 7/42 + 63/21 = 19/6
    In mixed form: 31/6

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