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Add 30/10 and 8/18

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 8/18

30/10 + 8/18 is 31/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    30/10 = 30 × 9/10 × 9 = 270/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    8/18 = 8 × 5/18 × 5 = 40/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/90 + 40/90 = 270 + 40/90 = 310/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/9
  6. In mixed form: 34/9

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