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Add 2/30 and 45/54

2/30 + 45/54 is 9/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    2/30 = 2 × 9/30 × 9 = 18/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    45/54 = 45 × 5/54 × 5 = 225/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/270 + 225/270 = 18 + 225/270 = 243/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/10

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