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Add 30/18 and 6/16

1st number: 1 12/18, 2nd number: 6/16

30/18 + 6/16 is 49/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    30/18 = 30 × 8/18 × 8 = 240/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    6/16 = 6 × 9/16 × 9 = 54/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/144 + 54/144 = 240 + 54/144 = 294/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/24
  6. In mixed form: 21/24

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