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Add 30/28 and 54/42

1st number: 1 2/28, 2nd number: 1 12/42

30/28 + 54/42 is 33/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    30/28 = 30 × 3/28 × 3 = 90/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    54/42 = 54 × 2/42 × 2 = 108/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/84 + 108/84 = 90 + 108/84 = 198/84
  5. 198/84 simplified gives 33/14
  6. So, 30/28 + 54/42 = 33/14
    In mixed form: 25/14

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