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Add 42/14 and 18/30

1st number: 3 0/14, 2nd number: 18/30

42/14 + 18/30 is 18/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    42/14 = 42 × 15/14 × 15 = 630/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    18/30 = 18 × 7/30 × 7 = 126/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/210 + 126/210 = 630 + 126/210 = 756/210
  5. 756/210 simplified gives 18/5
  6. So, 42/14 + 18/30 = 18/5
    In mixed form: 33/5

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