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Add 21/48 and 48/30

1st number: 21/48, 2nd number: 1 18/30

21/48 + 48/30 is 163/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 30 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    21/48 = 21 × 5/48 × 5 = 105/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    48/30 = 48 × 8/30 × 8 = 384/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/240 + 384/240 = 105 + 384/240 = 489/240
  5. 489/240 simplified gives 163/80
  6. So, 21/48 + 48/30 = 163/80
    In mixed form: 23/80

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