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Add 5/4 and 40/30

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 1 10/30

5/4 + 40/30 is 31/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    5/4 = 5 × 15/4 × 15 = 75/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    40/30 = 40 × 2/30 × 2 = 80/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/60 + 80/60 = 75 + 80/60 = 155/60
  5. 155/60 simplified gives 31/12
  6. So, 5/4 + 40/30 = 31/12
    In mixed form: 27/12

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