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Add 30/2 and 21/36

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 21/36

30/2 + 21/36 is 187/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 18 = 36,
    30/2 = 30 × 18/2 × 18 = 540/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    21/36 = 21 × 1/36 × 1 = 21/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/36 + 21/36 = 540 + 21/36 = 561/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/12
  6. In mixed form: 157/12

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