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Add 30/24 and 20/42

1st number: 1 6/24, 2nd number: 20/42

30/24 + 20/42 is 145/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 42 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    30/24 = 30 × 7/24 × 7 = 210/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    20/42 = 20 × 4/42 × 4 = 80/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/168 + 80/168 = 210 + 80/168 = 290/168
  5. 290/168 simplified gives 145/84
  6. So, 30/24 + 20/42 = 145/84
    In mixed form: 161/84

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