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Add 30/72 and 5/18

30/72 + 5/18 is 25/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    30/72 = 30 × 1/72 × 1 = 30/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    5/18 = 5 × 4/18 × 4 = 20/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/72 + 20/72 = 30 + 20/72 = 50/72
  5. 50/72 simplified gives 25/36
  6. So, 30/72 + 5/18 = 25/36

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