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Add 75/30 and 27/40

1st number: 2 15/30, 2nd number: 27/40

75/30 + 27/40 is 127/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    75/30 = 75 × 4/30 × 4 = 300/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    27/40 = 27 × 3/40 × 3 = 81/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/120 + 81/120 = 300 + 81/120 = 381/120
  5. 381/120 simplified gives 127/40
  6. So, 75/30 + 27/40 = 127/40
    In mixed form: 37/40

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