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Add 30/20 and 72/16

1st number: 1 10/20, 2nd number: 4 8/16

30/20 + 72/16 is 6/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 4 = 80,
    30/20 = 30 × 4/20 × 4 = 120/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    72/16 = 72 × 5/16 × 5 = 360/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/80 + 360/80 = 120 + 360/80 = 480/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 6/1

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