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Add 30/14 and 42/60

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 42/60

30/14 + 42/60 is 199/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    30/14 = 30 × 30/14 × 30 = 900/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    42/60 = 42 × 7/60 × 7 = 294/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/420 + 294/420 = 900 + 294/420 = 1194/420
  5. 1194/420 simplified gives 199/70
  6. So, 30/14 + 42/60 = 199/70
    In mixed form: 259/70

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