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Add 15/30 and 42/10

1st number: 15/30, 2nd number: 4 2/10

15/30 + 42/10 is 47/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    15/30 = 15 × 1/30 × 1 = 15/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    42/10 = 42 × 3/10 × 3 = 126/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/30 + 126/30 = 15 + 126/30 = 141/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/10
  6. In mixed form: 47/10

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