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Add 28/30 and 42/18

1st number: 28/30, 2nd number: 2 6/18

28/30 + 42/18 is 49/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    28/30 = 28 × 3/30 × 3 = 84/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    42/18 = 42 × 5/18 × 5 = 210/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/90 + 210/90 = 84 + 210/90 = 294/90
  5. 294/90 simplified gives 49/15
  6. So, 28/30 + 42/18 = 49/15
    In mixed form: 34/15

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