# What is 5/7 + 2/6?

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5/7 + 2/6 = 44/42 as simplified as 22/21 in fraction form

5/7 + 2/6 = 1.0476 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 5/7+2/6?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find the equivalent fraction between 5/7 and 2/6 by adding two fractions with different, unequal or unlike denominators. The sum in fraction form for 5/7 plus 2/6 can be obtained by using anyone of the two methods below.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem and Workout - LCM Method__

What is 5/7 plus 2/6 as a fraction by addition using LCM method?

step 1 Address *formula*, input parameters and values.

Input parameters and values:

5/7 & 2/6

5/7+2/6 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators

The LCM for 7 and 6 is 42.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator

=(5 x 42)/(7 x 42)+(2 x 42)/(6 x 42)

=30/42+14/42

=(30 + 14)/42

step 4 Add both numerator and rewrite it in a single form.

= *44/42*

=22/21

5/7+2/6=22/21

By using LCM method, **22/21** is the equivalent fraction by adding 5/7 and 2/6.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

5/7 & 2/6

5/7 + 2/6 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as 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

By using cross multiplication method, **22/21** is the addition between two fractions 5/7 and 2/6.