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Add 30/75 and 42/18

1st number: 30/75, 2nd number: 2 6/18

30/75 + 42/18 is 41/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 6 = 450,
    30/75 = 30 × 6/75 × 6 = 180/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    42/18 = 42 × 25/18 × 25 = 1050/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/450 + 1050/450 = 180 + 1050/450 = 1230/450
  5. 1230/450 simplified gives 41/15
  6. So, 30/75 + 42/18 = 41/15
    In mixed form: 211/15

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