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Add 45/72 and 48/30

1st number: 45/72, 2nd number: 1 18/30

45/72 + 48/30 is 89/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 30 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    45/72 = 45 × 5/72 × 5 = 225/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 12 = 360,
    48/30 = 48 × 12/30 × 12 = 576/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/360 + 576/360 = 225 + 576/360 = 801/360
  5. 801/360 simplified gives 89/40
  6. So, 45/72 + 48/30 = 89/40
    In mixed form: 29/40

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