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Add 30/25 and 42/18

1st number: 1 5/25, 2nd number: 2 6/18

30/25 + 42/18 is 53/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 18 = 450,
    30/25 = 30 × 18/25 × 18 = 540/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    42/18 = 42 × 25/18 × 25 = 1050/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/450 + 1050/450 = 540 + 1050/450 = 1590/450
  5. 1590/450 simplified gives 53/15
  6. So, 30/25 + 42/18 = 53/15
    In mixed form: 38/15

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