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Add 2/30 and 60/54

1st number: 2/30, 2nd number: 1 6/54

2/30 + 60/54 is 53/45.

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,
    60/54 = 60 × 5/54 × 5 = 300/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/270 + 300/270 = 18 + 300/270 = 318/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/45
  6. In mixed form: 18/45

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