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Add 45/30 and 15/3

1st number: 1 15/30, 2nd number: 5 0/3

45/30 + 15/3 is 13/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 3 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    45/30 = 45 × 1/30 × 1 = 45/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    15/3 = 15 × 10/3 × 10 = 150/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/30 + 150/30 = 45 + 150/30 = 195/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/2
  6. In mixed form: 61/2

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