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Add 30/2 and 72/14

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 5 2/14

30/2 + 72/14 is 141/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 14 is 14

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    30/2 = 30 × 7/2 × 7 = 210/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    72/14 = 72 × 1/14 × 1 = 72/14
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    210/14 + 72/14 = 210 + 72/14 = 282/14
  5. 282/14 simplified gives 141/7
  6. So, 30/2 + 72/14 = 141/7
    In mixed form: 201/7

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