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Add 45/30 and 16/49

1st number: 1 15/30, 2nd number: 16/49

45/30 + 16/49 is 179/98.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 49 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    45/30 = 45 × 49/30 × 49 = 2205/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    16/49 = 16 × 30/49 × 30 = 480/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2205/1470 + 480/1470 = 2205 + 480/1470 = 2685/1470
  5. 2685/1470 simplified gives 179/98
  6. So, 45/30 + 16/49 = 179/98
    In mixed form: 181/98

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