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Add 30/40 and 50/15

1st number: 30/40, 2nd number: 3 5/15

30/40 + 50/15 is 49/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 15 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    30/40 = 30 × 3/40 × 3 = 90/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    50/15 = 50 × 8/15 × 8 = 400/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/120 + 400/120 = 90 + 400/120 = 490/120
  5. 490/120 simplified gives 49/12
  6. So, 30/40 + 50/15 = 49/12
    In mixed form: 41/12

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