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Add 7/2 and 30/48

1st number: 3 1/2, 2nd number: 30/48

7/2 + 30/48 is 33/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 24 = 48,
    7/2 = 7 × 24/2 × 24 = 168/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    30/48 = 30 × 1/48 × 1 = 30/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/48 + 30/48 = 168 + 30/48 = 198/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/8
  6. In mixed form: 41/8

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