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Add 4/8 and 42/30

1st number: 4/8, 2nd number: 1 12/30

4/8 + 42/30 is 19/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    4/8 = 4 × 15/8 × 15 = 60/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    42/30 = 42 × 4/30 × 4 = 168/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/120 + 168/120 = 60 + 168/120 = 228/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/10
  6. In mixed form: 19/10

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