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Add 54/3 and 30/16

1st number: 18 0/3, 2nd number: 1 14/16

54/3 + 30/16 is 159/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    54/3 = 54 × 16/3 × 16 = 864/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    30/16 = 30 × 3/16 × 3 = 90/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    864/48 + 90/48 = 864 + 90/48 = 954/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 159/8
  6. In mixed form: 197/8

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