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Add 98/56 and 6/21

1st number: 1 42/56, 2nd number: 6/21

98/56 + 6/21 is 57/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 21 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    98/56 = 98 × 3/56 × 3 = 294/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    6/21 = 6 × 8/21 × 8 = 48/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/168 + 48/168 = 294 + 48/168 = 342/168
  5. 342/168 simplified gives 57/28
  6. So, 98/56 + 6/21 = 57/28
    In mixed form: 21/28

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