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Add 10/18 and 30/16

1st number: 10/18, 2nd number: 1 14/16

10/18 + 30/16 is 175/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    10/18 = 10 × 8/18 × 8 = 80/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    30/16 = 30 × 9/16 × 9 = 270/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/144 + 270/144 = 80 + 270/144 = 350/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 175/72
  6. In mixed form: 231/72

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