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Add 60/2 and 35/9

1st number: 30 0/2, 2nd number: 3 8/9

60/2 + 35/9 is 305/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    60/2 = 60 × 9/2 × 9 = 540/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    35/9 = 35 × 2/9 × 2 = 70/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/18 + 70/18 = 540 + 70/18 = 610/18
  5. 610/18 simplified gives 305/9
  6. So, 60/2 + 35/9 = 305/9
    In mixed form: 338/9

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