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Add 45/30 and 5/45

1st number: 1 15/30, 2nd number: 5/45

45/30 + 5/45 is 29/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    45/30 = 45 × 3/30 × 3 = 135/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    5/45 = 5 × 2/45 × 2 = 10/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/90 + 10/90 = 135 + 10/90 = 145/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/18
  6. In mixed form: 111/18

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