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Add 7/72 and 42/10

1st number: 7/72, 2nd number: 4 2/10

7/72 + 42/10 is 1547/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 10 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    7/72 = 7 × 5/72 × 5 = 35/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 36 = 360,
    42/10 = 42 × 36/10 × 36 = 1512/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/360 + 1512/360 = 35 + 1512/360 = 1547/360
  5. In mixed form: 4107/360

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