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Add 48/30 and 8/6

1st number: 1 18/30, 2nd number: 1 2/6

48/30 + 8/6 is 44/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    48/30 = 48 × 1/30 × 1 = 48/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    8/6 = 8 × 5/6 × 5 = 40/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/30 + 40/30 = 48 + 40/30 = 88/30
  5. 88/30 simplified gives 44/15
  6. So, 48/30 + 8/6 = 44/15
    In mixed form: 214/15

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