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Add 72/7 and 42/60

1st number: 10 2/7, 2nd number: 42/60

72/7 + 42/60 is 769/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    72/7 = 72 × 60/7 × 60 = 4320/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    42/60 = 42 × 7/60 × 7 = 294/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4320/420 + 294/420 = 4320 + 294/420 = 4614/420
  5. 4614/420 simplified gives 769/70
  6. So, 72/7 + 42/60 = 769/70
    In mixed form: 1069/70

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