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Add 1/56 and 42/30

1st number: 1/56, 2nd number: 1 12/30

1/56 + 42/30 is 397/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 30 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    1/56 = 1 × 15/56 × 15 = 15/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    42/30 = 42 × 28/30 × 28 = 1176/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/840 + 1176/840 = 15 + 1176/840 = 1191/840
  5. 1191/840 simplified gives 397/280
  6. So, 1/56 + 42/30 = 397/280
    In mixed form: 1117/280

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