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Add 81/42 and 60/81

1st number: 1 39/42, 2nd number: 60/81

81/42 + 60/81 is 1009/378.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 81 is 1134

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1134
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 27 = 1134,
    81/42 = 81 × 27/42 × 27 = 2187/1134
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 14 = 1134,
    60/81 = 60 × 14/81 × 14 = 840/1134
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2187/1134 + 840/1134 = 2187 + 840/1134 = 3027/1134
  5. 3027/1134 simplified gives 1009/378
  6. So, 81/42 + 60/81 = 1009/378
    In mixed form: 2253/378

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