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Add 75/30 and 63/16

1st number: 2 15/30, 2nd number: 3 15/16

75/30 + 63/16 is 103/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    75/30 = 75 × 8/30 × 8 = 600/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    63/16 = 63 × 15/16 × 15 = 945/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/240 + 945/240 = 600 + 945/240 = 1545/240
  5. 1545/240 simplified gives 103/16
  6. So, 75/30 + 63/16 = 103/16
    In mixed form: 67/16

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