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Add 30/14 and 1/8

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 1/8

30/14 + 1/8 is 127/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    30/14 = 30 × 4/14 × 4 = 120/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    1/8 = 1 × 7/8 × 7 = 7/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/56 + 7/56 = 120 + 7/56 = 127/56
  5. So, 30/14 + 1/8 = 127/56
    In mixed form: 215/56

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