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Add 4/6 and 30/81

4/6 + 30/81 is 28/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 81 is 162
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 27 = 162,
    4/6 = 4 × 27/6 × 27 = 108/162
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 2 = 162,
    30/81 = 30 × 2/81 × 2 = 60/162
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/162 + 60/162 = 108 + 60/162 = 168/162
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 28/27
  6. In mixed form: 11/27

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