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Add 45/15 and 18/45

1st number: 3 0/15, 2nd number: 18/45

45/15 + 18/45 is 17/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    45/15 = 45 × 3/15 × 3 = 135/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    18/45 = 18 × 1/45 × 1 = 18/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/45 + 18/45 = 135 + 18/45 = 153/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/5
  6. In mixed form: 32/5

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