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Add 70/42 and 21/6

1st number: 1 28/42, 2nd number: 3 3/6

70/42 + 21/6 is 31/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    70/42 = 70 × 1/42 × 1 = 70/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    21/6 = 21 × 7/6 × 7 = 147/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/42 + 147/42 = 70 + 147/42 = 217/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/6
  6. In mixed form: 51/6

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