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Add 1/7 and 48/30

1st number: 1/7, 2nd number: 1 18/30

1/7 + 48/30 is 61/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 30 = 210,
    1/7 = 1 × 30/7 × 30 = 30/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    48/30 = 48 × 7/30 × 7 = 336/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/210 + 336/210 = 30 + 336/210 = 366/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/35
  6. In mixed form: 126/35

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