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Add 18/35 and 36/30

1st number: 18/35, 2nd number: 1 6/30

18/35 + 36/30 is 12/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    18/35 = 18 × 6/35 × 6 = 108/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    36/30 = 36 × 7/30 × 7 = 252/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/210 + 252/210 = 108 + 252/210 = 360/210
  5. 360/210 simplified gives 12/7
  6. So, 18/35 + 36/30 = 12/7
    In mixed form: 15/7

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