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Add 48/42 and 84/30

1st number: 1 6/42, 2nd number: 2 24/30

48/42 + 84/30 is 138/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    48/42 = 48 × 5/42 × 5 = 240/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    84/30 = 84 × 7/30 × 7 = 588/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/210 + 588/210 = 240 + 588/210 = 828/210
  5. 828/210 simplified gives 138/35
  6. So, 48/42 + 84/30 = 138/35
    In mixed form: 333/35

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