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Add 7/18 and 42/30

1st number: 7/18, 2nd number: 1 12/30

7/18 + 42/30 is 161/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    7/18 = 7 × 5/18 × 5 = 35/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    42/30 = 42 × 3/30 × 3 = 126/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/90 + 126/90 = 35 + 126/90 = 161/90
  5. In mixed form: 171/90

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