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Add 18/6 and 45/50

1st number: 3 0/6, 2nd number: 45/50

18/6 + 45/50 is 39/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    18/6 = 18 × 25/6 × 25 = 450/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    45/50 = 45 × 3/50 × 3 = 135/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/150 + 135/150 = 450 + 135/150 = 585/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/10
  6. In mixed form: 39/10

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