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Add 30/20 and 48/16

1st number: 1 10/20, 2nd number: 3 0/16

30/20 + 48/16 is 9/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 4 = 80,
    30/20 = 30 × 4/20 × 4 = 120/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    48/16 = 48 × 5/16 × 5 = 240/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/80 + 240/80 = 120 + 240/80 = 360/80
  5. 360/80 simplified gives 9/2
  6. So, 30/20 + 48/16 = 9/2
    In mixed form: 41/2

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