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Add 28/42 and 56/30

1st number: 28/42, 2nd number: 1 26/30

28/42 + 56/30 is 38/15.

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,
    28/42 = 28 × 5/42 × 5 = 140/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    56/30 = 56 × 7/30 × 7 = 392/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/210 + 392/210 = 140 + 392/210 = 532/210
  5. 532/210 simplified gives 38/15
  6. So, 28/42 + 56/30 = 38/15
    In mixed form: 28/15

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