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Add 2/30 and 15/40

2/30 + 15/40 is 53/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    2/30 = 2 × 4/30 × 4 = 8/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    15/40 = 15 × 3/40 × 3 = 45/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/120 + 45/120 = 8 + 45/120 = 53/120

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