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Add 36/30 and 45/50

1st number: 1 6/30, 2nd number: 45/50

36/30 + 45/50 is 21/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    36/30 = 36 × 5/30 × 5 = 180/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    45/50 = 45 × 3/50 × 3 = 135/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/150 + 135/150 = 180 + 135/150 = 315/150
  5. 315/150 simplified gives 21/10
  6. So, 36/30 + 45/50 = 21/10
    In mixed form: 21/10

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