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Add 30/50 and 42/18

1st number: 30/50, 2nd number: 2 6/18

30/50 + 42/18 is 44/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    30/50 = 30 × 9/50 × 9 = 270/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    42/18 = 42 × 25/18 × 25 = 1050/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/450 + 1050/450 = 270 + 1050/450 = 1320/450
  5. 1320/450 simplified gives 44/15
  6. So, 30/50 + 42/18 = 44/15
    In mixed form: 214/15

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