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Add 4/3 and 9/30

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 9/30

4/3 + 9/30 is 49/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    4/3 = 4 × 10/3 × 10 = 40/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    9/30 = 9 × 1/30 × 1 = 9/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/30 + 9/30 = 40 + 9/30 = 49/30
  5. In mixed form: 119/30

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