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Add 5/3 and 30/25

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 1 5/25

5/3 + 30/25 is 43/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 25 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 25 = 75,
    5/3 = 5 × 25/3 × 25 = 125/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 3 = 75,
    30/25 = 30 × 3/25 × 3 = 90/75
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/75 + 90/75 = 125 + 90/75 = 215/75
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/15
  6. In mixed form: 213/15

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