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Add 2/9 and 45/30

1st number: 2/9, 2nd number: 1 15/30

2/9 + 45/30 is 31/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 30 is 90

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    2/9 = 2 × 10/9 × 10 = 20/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    45/30 = 45 × 3/30 × 3 = 135/90
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    20/90 + 135/90 = 20 + 135/90 = 155/90
  5. 155/90 simplified gives 31/18
  6. So, 2/9 + 45/30 = 31/18
    In mixed form: 113/18

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