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Add 75/56 and 30/42

1st number: 1 19/56, 2nd number: 30/42

75/56 + 30/42 is 115/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 42 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    75/56 = 75 × 3/56 × 3 = 225/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    30/42 = 30 × 4/42 × 4 = 120/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/168 + 120/168 = 225 + 120/168 = 345/168
  5. 345/168 simplified gives 115/56
  6. So, 75/56 + 30/42 = 115/56
    In mixed form: 23/56

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