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Add 30/50 and 28/42

30/50 + 28/42 is 19/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    30/50 = 30 × 21/50 × 21 = 630/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    28/42 = 28 × 25/42 × 25 = 700/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/1050 + 700/1050 = 630 + 700/1050 = 1330/1050
  5. 1330/1050 simplified gives 19/15
  6. So, 30/50 + 28/42 = 19/15
    In mixed form: 14/15

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