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Add 30/14 and 1/6

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 1/6

30/14 + 1/6 is 97/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    30/14 = 30 × 3/14 × 3 = 90/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    1/6 = 1 × 7/6 × 7 = 7/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/42 + 7/42 = 90 + 7/42 = 97/42
  5. In mixed form: 213/42

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