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Add 4/30 and 2/5

4/30 + 2/5 is 8/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    4/30 = 4 × 1/30 × 1 = 4/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    2/5 = 2 × 6/5 × 6 = 12/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/30 + 12/30 = 4 + 12/30 = 16/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/15

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