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Add 30/50 and 4/6

30/50 + 4/6 is 19/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    30/50 = 30 × 3/50 × 3 = 90/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    4/6 = 4 × 25/6 × 25 = 100/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/150 + 100/150 = 90 + 100/150 = 190/150
  5. 190/150 simplified gives 19/15
  6. So, 30/50 + 4/6 = 19/15
    In mixed form: 14/15

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