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Add 30/3 and 42/98

1st number: 10 0/3, 2nd number: 42/98

30/3 + 42/98 is 73/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 98 = 294,
    30/3 = 30 × 98/3 × 98 = 2940/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    42/98 = 42 × 3/98 × 3 = 126/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2940/294 + 126/294 = 2940 + 126/294 = 3066/294
  5. 3066/294 simplified gives 73/7
  6. So, 30/3 + 42/98 = 73/7
    In mixed form: 103/7

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