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Add 75/30 and 63/40

1st number: 2 15/30, 2nd number: 1 23/40

75/30 + 63/40 is 163/40.

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,
    63/40 = 63 × 3/40 × 3 = 189/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/120 + 189/120 = 300 + 189/120 = 489/120
  5. 489/120 simplified gives 163/40
  6. So, 75/30 + 63/40 = 163/40
    In mixed form: 43/40

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