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Add 30/6 and 25/45

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 25/45

30/6 + 25/45 is 50/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    30/6 = 30 × 15/6 × 15 = 450/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    25/45 = 25 × 2/45 × 2 = 50/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/90 + 50/90 = 450 + 50/90 = 500/90
  5. 500/90 simplified gives 50/9
  6. So, 30/6 + 25/45 = 50/9
    In mixed form: 55/9

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