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Add 72/60 and 2/42

1st number: 1 12/60, 2nd number: 2/42

72/60 + 2/42 is 131/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 42 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    72/60 = 72 × 7/60 × 7 = 504/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    2/42 = 2 × 10/42 × 10 = 20/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/420 + 20/420 = 504 + 20/420 = 524/420
  5. 524/420 simplified gives 131/105
  6. So, 72/60 + 2/42 = 131/105
    In mixed form: 126/105

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