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Add 42/7 and 36/30

1st number: 6 0/7, 2nd number: 1 6/30

42/7 + 36/30 is 36/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 30 = 210,
    42/7 = 42 × 30/7 × 30 = 1260/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    36/30 = 36 × 7/30 × 7 = 252/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/210 + 252/210 = 1260 + 252/210 = 1512/210
  5. 1512/210 simplified gives 36/5
  6. So, 42/7 + 36/30 = 36/5
    In mixed form: 71/5

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