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Add 90/42 and 30/48

1st number: 2 6/42, 2nd number: 30/48

90/42 + 30/48 is 155/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 8 = 336,
    90/42 = 90 × 8/42 × 8 = 720/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    30/48 = 30 × 7/48 × 7 = 210/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/336 + 210/336 = 720 + 210/336 = 930/336
  5. 930/336 simplified gives 155/56
  6. So, 90/42 + 30/48 = 155/56
    In mixed form: 243/56

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