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Add 3/9 and 5/30

3/9 + 5/30 is 1/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    3/9 = 3 × 10/9 × 10 = 30/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    5/30 = 5 × 3/30 × 3 = 15/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/90 + 15/90 = 30 + 15/90 = 45/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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