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Add 18/2 and 7/30

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 7/30

18/2 + 7/30 is 277/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    18/2 = 18 × 15/2 × 15 = 270/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    7/30 = 7 × 1/30 × 1 = 7/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/30 + 7/30 = 270 + 7/30 = 277/30
  5. In mixed form: 97/30

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