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Add 84/30 and 42/54

1st number: 2 24/30, 2nd number: 42/54

84/30 + 42/54 is 161/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    84/30 = 84 × 9/30 × 9 = 756/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    42/54 = 42 × 5/54 × 5 = 210/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/270 + 210/270 = 756 + 210/270 = 966/270
  5. 966/270 simplified gives 161/45
  6. So, 84/30 + 42/54 = 161/45
    In mixed form: 326/45

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