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Add 30/40 and 15/54

30/40 + 15/54 is 37/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 54 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    30/40 = 30 × 27/40 × 27 = 810/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 20 = 1080,
    15/54 = 15 × 20/54 × 20 = 300/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    810/1080 + 300/1080 = 810 + 300/1080 = 1110/1080
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/36
  6. In mixed form: 11/36

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