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Add 70/42 and 8/30

1st number: 1 28/42, 2nd number: 8/30

70/42 + 8/30 is 29/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    70/42 = 70 × 5/42 × 5 = 350/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    8/30 = 8 × 7/30 × 7 = 56/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/210 + 56/210 = 350 + 56/210 = 406/210
  5. 406/210 simplified gives 29/15
  6. So, 70/42 + 8/30 = 29/15
    In mixed form: 114/15

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