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Add 14/30 and 42/70

14/30 + 42/70 is 16/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    14/30 = 14 × 7/30 × 7 = 98/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    42/70 = 42 × 3/70 × 3 = 126/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/210 + 126/210 = 98 + 126/210 = 224/210
  5. 224/210 simplified gives 16/15
  6. So, 14/30 + 42/70 = 16/15
    In mixed form: 11/15

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