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Add 50/2 and 18/30

1st number: 25 0/2, 2nd number: 18/30

50/2 + 18/30 is 128/5.

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,
    50/2 = 50 × 15/2 × 15 = 750/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    18/30 = 18 × 1/30 × 1 = 18/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/30 + 18/30 = 750 + 18/30 = 768/30
  5. 768/30 simplified gives 128/5
  6. So, 50/2 + 18/30 = 128/5
    In mixed form: 253/5

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