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Add 30/3 and 42/45

1st number: 10 0/3, 2nd number: 42/45

30/3 + 42/45 is 164/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 15 = 45,
    30/3 = 30 × 15/3 × 15 = 450/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    42/45 = 42 × 1/45 × 1 = 42/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/45 + 42/45 = 450 + 42/45 = 492/45
  5. 492/45 simplified gives 164/15
  6. So, 30/3 + 42/45 = 164/15
    In mixed form: 1014/15

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