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Add 7/36 and 42/30

1st number: 7/36, 2nd number: 1 12/30

7/36 + 42/30 is 287/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 30 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    7/36 = 7 × 5/36 × 5 = 35/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 6 = 180,
    42/30 = 42 × 6/30 × 6 = 252/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/180 + 252/180 = 35 + 252/180 = 287/180
  5. So, 7/36 + 42/30 = 287/180
    In mixed form: 1107/180

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