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Add 72/14 and 42/30

1st number: 5 2/14, 2nd number: 1 12/30

72/14 + 42/30 is 229/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    72/14 = 72 × 15/14 × 15 = 1080/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    42/30 = 42 × 7/30 × 7 = 294/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/210 + 294/210 = 1080 + 294/210 = 1374/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 229/35
  6. In mixed form: 619/35

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