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Add 30/3 and 40/45

1st number: 10 0/3, 2nd number: 40/45

30/3 + 40/45 is 98/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 15 = 45,
    30/3 = 30 × 15/3 × 15 = 450/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    40/45 = 40 × 1/45 × 1 = 40/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/45 + 40/45 = 450 + 40/45 = 490/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 98/9
  6. In mixed form: 108/9

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