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Add 18/4 and 27/30

1st number: 4 2/4, 2nd number: 27/30

18/4 + 27/30 is 27/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    18/4 = 18 × 15/4 × 15 = 270/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    27/30 = 27 × 2/30 × 2 = 54/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/60 + 54/60 = 270 + 54/60 = 324/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/5
  6. In mixed form: 52/5

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