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Add 18/27 and 6/30

18/27 + 6/30 is 13/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 30 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    18/27 = 18 × 10/27 × 10 = 180/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    6/30 = 6 × 9/30 × 9 = 54/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/270 + 54/270 = 180 + 54/270 = 234/270
  5. 234/270 simplified gives 13/15
  6. So, 18/27 + 6/30 = 13/15

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