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Add 24/42 and 28/30

24/42 + 28/30 is 158/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    24/42 = 24 × 5/42 × 5 = 120/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    28/30 = 28 × 7/30 × 7 = 196/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/210 + 196/210 = 120 + 196/210 = 316/210
  5. 316/210 simplified gives 158/105
  6. So, 24/42 + 28/30 = 158/105
    In mixed form: 153/105

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