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Add 1/10 and 42/30

1st number: 1/10, 2nd number: 1 12/30

1/10 + 42/30 is 3/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    1/10 = 1 × 3/10 × 3 = 3/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    42/30 = 42 × 1/30 × 1 = 42/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/30 + 42/30 = 3 + 42/30 = 45/30
  5. 45/30 simplified gives 3/2
  6. So, 1/10 + 42/30 = 3/2
    In mixed form: 11/2

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