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Add 30/10 and 18/72

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 18/72

30/10 + 18/72 is 13/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 36 = 360,
    30/10 = 30 × 36/10 × 36 = 1080/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    18/72 = 18 × 5/72 × 5 = 90/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/360 + 90/360 = 1080 + 90/360 = 1170/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/4
  6. In mixed form: 31/4

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