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Add 18/12 and 30/16

1st number: 1 6/12, 2nd number: 1 14/16

18/12 + 30/16 is 27/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    18/12 = 18 × 4/12 × 4 = 72/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    30/16 = 30 × 3/16 × 3 = 90/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/48 + 90/48 = 72 + 90/48 = 162/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/8
  6. In mixed form: 33/8

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