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Add 30/18 and 72/8

1st number: 1 12/18, 2nd number: 9 0/8

30/18 + 72/8 is 32/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    30/18 = 30 × 4/18 × 4 = 120/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    72/8 = 72 × 9/8 × 9 = 648/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/72 + 648/72 = 120 + 648/72 = 768/72
  5. 768/72 simplified gives 32/3
  6. So, 30/18 + 72/8 = 32/3
    In mixed form: 102/3

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