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Add 35/30 and 12/54

1st number: 1 5/30, 2nd number: 12/54

35/30 + 12/54 is 25/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    35/30 = 35 × 9/30 × 9 = 315/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    12/54 = 12 × 5/54 × 5 = 60/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/270 + 60/270 = 315 + 60/270 = 375/270
  5. 375/270 simplified gives 25/18
  6. So, 35/30 + 12/54 = 25/18
    In mixed form: 17/18

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