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Add 12/10 and 84/30

1st number: 1 2/10, 2nd number: 2 24/30

12/10 + 84/30 is 4/1.

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,
    12/10 = 12 × 3/10 × 3 = 36/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    84/30 = 84 × 1/30 × 1 = 84/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/30 + 84/30 = 36 + 84/30 = 120/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/1

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