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Add 30/2 and 35/18

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 1 17/18

30/2 + 35/18 is 305/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 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 18 × 1 = 18,
    35/18 = 35 × 1/18 × 1 = 35/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/18 + 35/18 = 270 + 35/18 = 305/18
  5. So, 30/2 + 35/18 = 305/18
    In mixed form: 1617/18

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