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Add 45/48 and 2/30

45/48 + 2/30 is 241/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 30 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    45/48 = 45 × 5/48 × 5 = 225/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    2/30 = 2 × 8/30 × 8 = 16/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/240 + 16/240 = 225 + 16/240 = 241/240
  5. So, 45/48 + 2/30 = 241/240
    In mixed form: 11/240

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