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Add 2/8 and 42/30

1st number: 2/8, 2nd number: 1 12/30

2/8 + 42/30 is 33/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    2/8 = 2 × 15/8 × 15 = 30/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    42/30 = 42 × 4/30 × 4 = 168/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/120 + 168/120 = 30 + 168/120 = 198/120
  5. 198/120 simplified gives 33/20
  6. So, 2/8 + 42/30 = 33/20
    In mixed form: 113/20

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