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Add 20/5 and 18/30

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 18/30

20/5 + 18/30 is 23/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    20/5 = 20 × 6/5 × 6 = 120/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    18/30 = 18 × 1/30 × 1 = 18/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/30 + 18/30 = 120 + 18/30 = 138/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/5
  6. In mixed form: 43/5

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