# 5/7 plus 2/6 as a fraction 5/7 + 2/6 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 5/7 plus 2/6 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

5/7+2/6 equals to
5/7 + 2/6 = (?)
5/7 + 2/6 = [(5 x 6) + (2 x 7)]/(7 x 6)
= (30 + 14)/42
= 44/42
= (2 x 22)/(2 x 21)
= 22/21
5/7 + 2/6 = 22/21
5/7 plus 2/6 is equal to 22/21

where
5/7 is a fraction as an addend,
2/6 is a fraction as an addend,
22/21 is the sum of 5/7 and 2/6.

5/7 plus 2/6 as a decimal
5/7 + 2/6 = 22/21
22/21 = 1.0476
5/7+2/6 as a decimal is 1.0476
where
1.0476 is the sum of 5/7 and 2/6.

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## How-to: 5/7 + 2/6 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 5/7 plus 2/6 in simplest form by using the following methods:
1. LCM method,
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
What is 5/7 plus 2/6 as a fraction?

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 5/7
Fraction B: 2/6

What to be found?
5/7+2/6 = ?
Find what's the sum of 5/7 and 2/6.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 5/7 and 2/6 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 5/7 and 2/6 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions addition.

step 3For unlike fractions addition, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 5/7 and 2/6:
The LCM of 7 and 6 is 42.

step 4 Write the fractions 5/7 and 2/6 in the addition expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
=5/7+2/6
=(5 x 42)/(7 x 42)+(2 x 42)/(6 x 42)

step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
=30/42+14/42

step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
=1/42 x (30/1+14/1)
=1/42 x (30 + 14)

step 7Simplify the above expression further:
=1/42 x 44
= 44/42
=22/21
5/7+2/6=22/21

Hence,
5/7 plus 2/6 equals to 22/21 in fraction.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 5/7
Fraction B: 2/6

What to be found?
5/7+2/6 = ?
Find what's the sum of 5/7 and 2/6.

step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (5 x 6), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (2 x 7), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (7 x 6) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
= (5 x 6) + (2 x 7)/(7 x 6)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
= (30 + 14)/42
= 44/42
= 22/21
5/7+2/6 = 22/21
Hence,
5/7 plus 2/6 = 22/21 