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Add 6/5 and 10/30

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 10/30

6/5 + 10/30 is 23/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    6/5 = 6 × 6/5 × 6 = 36/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    10/30 = 10 × 1/30 × 1 = 10/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/30 + 10/30 = 36 + 10/30 = 46/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/15
  6. In mixed form: 18/15

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