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Add 48/30 and 5/90

1st number: 1 18/30, 2nd number: 5/90

48/30 + 5/90 is 149/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    48/30 = 48 × 3/30 × 3 = 144/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    5/90 = 5 × 1/90 × 1 = 5/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/90 + 5/90 = 144 + 5/90 = 149/90
  5. So, 48/30 + 5/90 = 149/90
    In mixed form: 159/90

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