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Add 5/2 and 63/30

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 2 3/30

5/2 + 63/30 is 23/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    5/2 = 5 × 15/2 × 15 = 75/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    63/30 = 63 × 1/30 × 1 = 63/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/30 + 63/30 = 75 + 63/30 = 138/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/5
  6. In mixed form: 43/5

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