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Add 72/45 and 3/30

1st number: 1 27/45, 2nd number: 3/30

72/45 + 3/30 is 17/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    72/45 = 72 × 2/45 × 2 = 144/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    3/30 = 3 × 3/30 × 3 = 9/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/90 + 9/90 = 144 + 9/90 = 153/90
  5. 153/90 simplified gives 17/10
  6. So, 72/45 + 3/30 = 17/10
    In mixed form: 17/10

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