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Add 30/25 and 8/18

1st number: 1 5/25, 2nd number: 8/18

30/25 + 8/18 is 74/45.

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,
    8/18 = 8 × 25/18 × 25 = 200/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/450 + 200/450 = 540 + 200/450 = 740/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 74/45
  6. In mixed form: 129/45

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