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Add 84/12 and 25/42

1st number: 7 0/12, 2nd number: 25/42

84/12 + 25/42 is 319/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    84/12 = 84 × 7/12 × 7 = 588/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    25/42 = 25 × 2/42 × 2 = 50/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/84 + 50/84 = 588 + 50/84 = 638/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 319/42
  6. In mixed form: 725/42

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