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Add 7/42 and 63/49

1st number: 7/42, 2nd number: 1 14/49

7/42 + 63/49 is 61/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    7/42 = 7 × 7/42 × 7 = 49/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    63/49 = 63 × 6/49 × 6 = 378/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/294 + 378/294 = 49 + 378/294 = 427/294
  5. 427/294 simplified gives 61/42
  6. So, 7/42 + 63/49 = 61/42
    In mixed form: 119/42

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