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Add 16/4 and 30/18

1st number: 4 0/4, 2nd number: 1 12/18

16/4 + 30/18 is 17/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    16/4 = 16 × 9/4 × 9 = 144/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    30/18 = 30 × 2/18 × 2 = 60/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/36 + 60/36 = 144 + 60/36 = 204/36
  5. 204/36 simplified gives 17/3
  6. So, 16/4 + 30/18 = 17/3
    In mixed form: 52/3

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