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Add 60/30 and 35/48

1st number: 2 0/30, 2nd number: 35/48

60/30 + 35/48 is 131/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    60/30 = 60 × 8/30 × 8 = 480/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    35/48 = 35 × 5/48 × 5 = 175/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/240 + 175/240 = 480 + 175/240 = 655/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/48
  6. In mixed form: 235/48

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