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Add 30/5 and 40/18

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 2 4/18

30/5 + 40/18 is 74/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    30/5 = 30 × 18/5 × 18 = 540/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    40/18 = 40 × 5/18 × 5 = 200/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/90 + 200/90 = 540 + 200/90 = 740/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 74/9
  6. In mixed form: 82/9

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