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Add 5/2 and 9/30

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 9/30

5/2 + 9/30 is 14/5.

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,
    9/30 = 9 × 1/30 × 1 = 9/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/30 + 9/30 = 75 + 9/30 = 84/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/5
  6. In mixed form: 24/5

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