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Add 18/9 and 30/32

1st number: 2 0/9, 2nd number: 30/32

18/9 + 30/32 is 47/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 32 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 32 = 288,
    18/9 = 18 × 32/9 × 32 = 576/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    30/32 = 30 × 9/32 × 9 = 270/288
  4. Add the two fractions:
    576/288 + 270/288 = 576 + 270/288 = 846/288
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/16
  6. In mixed form: 215/16

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