Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 30/5 and 4/42

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 4/42

30/5 + 4/42 is 128/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    30/5 = 30 × 42/5 × 42 = 1260/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    4/42 = 4 × 5/42 × 5 = 20/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/210 + 20/210 = 1260 + 20/210 = 1280/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 128/21
  6. In mixed form: 62/21

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com