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Add 42/2 and 5/30

1st number: 21 0/2, 2nd number: 5/30

42/2 + 5/30 is 127/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    42/2 = 42 × 15/2 × 15 = 630/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    5/30 = 5 × 1/30 × 1 = 5/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/30 + 5/30 = 630 + 5/30 = 635/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 127/6
  6. In mixed form: 211/6

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