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Add 5/30 and 18/48

5/30 + 18/48 is 13/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    5/30 = 5 × 8/30 × 8 = 40/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    18/48 = 18 × 5/48 × 5 = 90/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/240 + 90/240 = 40 + 90/240 = 130/240
  5. 130/240 simplified gives 13/24
  6. So, 5/30 + 18/48 = 13/24

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