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Add 1/16 and 18/30

1/16 + 18/30 is 53/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 30 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    1/16 = 1 × 15/16 × 15 = 15/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    18/30 = 18 × 8/30 × 8 = 144/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/240 + 144/240 = 15 + 144/240 = 159/240
  5. 159/240 simplified gives 53/80
  6. So, 1/16 + 18/30 = 53/80

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