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Add 30/24 and 42/90

1st number: 1 6/24, 2nd number: 42/90

30/24 + 42/90 is 103/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    30/24 = 30 × 15/24 × 15 = 450/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    42/90 = 42 × 4/90 × 4 = 168/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/360 + 168/360 = 450 + 168/360 = 618/360
  5. 618/360 simplified gives 103/60
  6. So, 30/24 + 42/90 = 103/60
    In mixed form: 143/60

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