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Add 3/5 and 7/30

3/5 + 7/30 is 5/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    3/5 = 3 × 6/5 × 6 = 18/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    7/30 = 7 × 1/30 × 1 = 7/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/30 + 7/30 = 18 + 7/30 = 25/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/6

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