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Add 1/4 and 45/30

1st number: 1/4, 2nd number: 1 15/30

1/4 + 45/30 is 7/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    1/4 = 1 × 15/4 × 15 = 15/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    45/30 = 45 × 2/30 × 2 = 90/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/60 + 90/60 = 15 + 90/60 = 105/60
  5. 105/60 simplified gives 7/4
  6. So, 1/4 + 45/30 = 7/4
    In mixed form: 13/4

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