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Add 30/2 and 25/9

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 2 7/9

30/2 + 25/9 is 160/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    30/2 = 30 × 9/2 × 9 = 270/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    25/9 = 25 × 2/9 × 2 = 50/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/18 + 50/18 = 270 + 50/18 = 320/18
  5. 320/18 simplified gives 160/9
  6. So, 30/2 + 25/9 = 160/9
    In mixed form: 177/9

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